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Freeman, Henry James
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 15, credited to Monkton, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/8/63, m/i 7/11/63, Pvt, Co. L, 11th VT INF, dis/dsb 4/15/64; enl 8/2/64, m/i 8/2/64, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65 (discharged April 13 1864 for being underage "this soldier is hardly strong enough for active field service as I believe him to be younger than the age given when he enlisted." CPT Darius Safford; Fort Slocum "I certify that I have carefully examined the said Henry J. Freeman of Capt. Darius Safford Co. and find him incapable of performing the duties of a soldier because of insuffiency of age fifteen years old". C. B. Park, Jr. Surg.)

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VITALS
Birth: 03/14/1848, Monkton, VT
Death: 08/26/1919

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: 9th death at the Bennington Soldiers' Home in 1919.

Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Nickie Rivers-Cheney, Ticonderoga, NY

2nd Great Granduncle of Teena Rivers Lafleche, Panton, VT

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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Tombstone

Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Henry J. Freeman

Bennington Banner
Aug. 27, 1919

DEATH AT SOLDIERS' HOME

Henry J. Freeman, Native of Monkton,
Passed Away Tuesday

Henry J. Freeman died at the Soldiers home Tuesday afternoon. He was born in Monkton, March 14, 1848, and first enlisted from that town in Co. L, 11th Vermont, July 8, 1863 and was discharged for disability April 15, 1864; next enlisted in Co. C, 9th Vermont, August 4, 1864 and was mustered out June 13, 1865. A sister, Mrs. Amelia Coleman survives him.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau