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Hart, Henry


Age: 30, credited to Burke, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/3/63, m/i 11/3/63, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, dis/wds, 6/13/65

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Birth: 1833, Newark, VT
Death: 08/15/1881

Burial: Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicburg, IL
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; Section A, Row 2, Lot 184
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 8621672


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/18/1865; widow Catharine, 12/19/1885, IL, not approved
Portrait?: Unknown
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)

Remarks: The grave of Daniel Hart, in the photos to the right, is in Plot A-184. According to Ellen's Find a Grave memorial, she was first married to Daniel who died while in service and later married his brother, Henry.

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


2nd Great Granduncle of Susan Monaghan, Springfield, IL

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Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, IL

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Henry Hart

Henry Hart was wounded in the leg during the Battle of Cold Harbor and was lame the rest of his life. Following the death of his first wife, Jennette Hudson, in 1866 in East Haven, VT, Henry migrated to Sangamon Co., IL where he joined Mrs. Ellen J. Hart, widow of his brother/cousin, Daniel Hart. Henry and Ellen were married 4 Jul 1868. Henry Hart's pension and military files available and more details available on request.

Contributed by Susan Monaghan, Henry's 2nd great-grandneice