Hilliard, Charles L.
Age: 20, credited to Wallingford, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 7/16/62, m/i 9/1/62, PVT, Co. C, 10th VT INF, pr CPL 10/18/62, pr SGT 4/1/65, m/o 6/22/65
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Birth: 10/26/1841, Wallingford, VT
Burial: Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 10165939
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/19/1880; widow Belle M., 10/9/1916, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, VT
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Charles S. Hilliard
DEATH OF CHARLES S. HILLIARD
Charles S. Hilliard, 74 years old, died Monday morning at 3 o'clock as the result of injuries received from a fall last Tuesday. Mr. Hilliard was a veteran of the Civil war, being a member of the 10 Vt. regiment. He was a member of Roberts post, G.A.R. He is survived by his wife and two sisters, Mrs. C.E. Cleghorn and Mill Caroline Hilliard, both of this place. The funeral will be held in the Congregational church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Source: Rutland Herald, January 18, 1916
The funeral of Charles S. Hilliard was held in the Congregational church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Grand Army ritual was read after the church service by a delegation from Roberts post of Rutland after which the bugle sounded taps. The active bearers were members of Gen. Stannard camp, Sons of Veterans: O. R. Baker, William Buswell, Bernard Hawkins, Martin Jewell, D.A. Irons and R.O. Bughee. The Grand Army veterans were honorary bearers. Members of Roberts post, local G.A.R. veterans, Sons of Veterans and about thirty members of Kearney Relief Corps attended in a body. The floral tributes included a cross from Roberts Relief corps of Rutland, casket wreath from Kearney Relief corps, wreath from General Stannard camp, C. of V., and casket bouquets from the American Fork and Hoe company, the Fortnightly and the Just-a-Mere club and from relatives and friends. Commander George F. Brown, Chaplain Willard Mitchell, John Stevenson, Alonzo Lewis, C.M. Knox, Frank Perkins, Henry Davis, A.P. Waite, J.K. Post and James Miner of Roberts post, Col. and Mrs. Thomas Hannon of Bennington, Robert Toedt of New York city, Mrs. George Hilliard of Albany, NY, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Grover of Springfield attended the funeral. The burial was in Green Hill cemetery.
Source: Rutland Herald, January 20, 1916
Contributed by Cathy Habes