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Elmer, Chester S.
Age: 18, credited to Addison, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. E, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63
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Birth: 1844, Addison, VT
Burial: Central Cemetery, Bridport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 44755314
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/19/1879
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Central Cemetery, Bridport, VT
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Chester S. Elmer died at his home in East Middlebury Monday morning at 5 o'clock. He was 73 years of age. He leaves one son, Milton Elmer, now serving in the bugle squad at Cambridge, Mass., and an adopted daughter. He was born in Addison October 17, 1844, the son of Horace and Mary (Bump) Elmer. He had lived in East Middlebury for many years. Mr. Elmer was a Civil war veteran, having served in Company E, Fourteenth Vermont Volunteers, and was a member of Russell post, G.A.R.
The funeral was held Wednesday morning at ten o'clock, the Rev. R.L. Baylor officiating. Burial was in Bridport. A delegation from William P. Russell Post, G.A.R., attended. The bearers were John Randall, Bert Peck, W.W. Turner and Edward Day.
Source: Middlebury Record, January 10, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.