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Laird, Haskell


Age: 21, credited to Leicester, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. G, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 8/30/64, m/i 8/30/64, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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Birth: abt 1841, Rochester, VT
Death: 07/22/1896


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/10/1889, VT
Portrait?: Co. G, 12th VVI Reunion
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: Burial in Rochester, VT.
See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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 Carol Laird, Colchester, VT

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Haskell Laird, hostler at the Lincoln House, while hitching up a horse Tuesday was kicked in the stomach and died from the effects Wednesday evening. He had worked in Lincoln but a short time and his former home was Rochester, where his remains will be taken for interment.

Source: Bristol Herald, 23 Jul 1896
Transcribed by Heidi McColgan