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Felt, George M.
Age: 18, credited to Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/19/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65
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Birth: 12/09/1843, Concord, NH
Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 798 1/2
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 77508310
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/14/1888, VT; widow Dora J., 4/4/1927, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career
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Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
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Death of George M. Felt, Civil War Veteran
George M. Felt, 83, 51 Berlin street, Montpelier, for about 45 years a resident of Montpelier and a Civil war veteran, died at his home Sunday morning about 9:30 after an illness lasting about six weeks. He had been in poor health all winter. Mr. Felt was born in Bristol. N. H., Dec. 9, 1843, the son of Samuel and Nancy (Davis) Felt, and when a young child the family moved to Moretown and later to Waitsfield and Northfield. On July 19, 1862, at the age of 19, he enlisted under Captain Robinson Temple in Co. I, 11th infantry, Vermont volunteers, for service in the Civil war. In the early part of the war he served on the defense of Washington and was later transferred from the infantry to the heavy artillery, going south into Virginia, where he participated in a large number of battles, among which were Petersburg, Weldon Railroad, Fort Stevens, Gilbert's Ford, Cedar Creek and Fisher's Hill. After being discharged, June 24, 1865, he finished learning his trade as silver plater at Burlington and soon after settled in Montpelier, working for many years for the Colton shops. He was married to Miss Dora Wells in Waitsfield Aug. 12, 1866. Besides the widow, there are surviving, one daughter, Mrs. Mattie Jones, formerly of Burlington, and now living in Montpelier, and two sons, Edwin W., of Montpelier and Arthur of Spencer, Mass.
The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 at the Barber and Lanier home on Main street, with entombment at Green Mount cemetery. Rev. H. A. Childs of the Free Baptist church will officiate.
Source: Barre Daily Times, March 14, 1927.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.