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Age: 18, credited to Worcester, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 10/10/61, m/i 10/24/61, Pvt, Co. F, 2nd VT INF, pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld 8/5/62, m/o 10/23/64
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Birth: 1804, Montpelier, VT
Burial: Worcester Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/22/1880; widow Ellen E., 7/6/1894, VT
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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)
3rd Great Grandfather of Katherine Rauenzahn, Lombard, IL
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Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT
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KNEELAND KELTON, father of J. A. Kelton of the Exchange Hotel, died of general debility last Monday morning at his home in West Randolph aged eighty-two years. For the past eight years, he had lived at West Randolph, but was formerly a well-known and esteemed citizen of East Montpelier and Worcester. His funeral was held Tuesday morning, and the body was taken to Worcester for burial beside the remains of his first wife.
Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, June 20, 1894.
Comrade Kneeland Kelton of U. S. Grant Post, No. 96, West Randolph, Vermont, departed this life at his home on School street, June 18, 1894. Comrade Kelton was a former member of Co. F, 2d Vt. Infantry, serving in that regiment for three years.
RESOLVED, That in the death of Comrade Kelton, the Post has lost an honorable member.
RESOLVED, That our charter be draped in mourning in honor of Comrade Kelton for a term of thirty days.
RESOLVED, That U. S. Grant Post extend their sympathy and best wishes to the family of the deceased comrade.
RESOLVED, That we sent to them a copy of these resolutions.
Source: Herald and News, July 12, 1894.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.