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Lillie, Matthew S.


Age: 19, credited to Alburgh, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/7/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 11/27/63, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 3/4/65, m/o 7/7/65

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Birth: 07/12/1843, New York
Death: 07/24/1922

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 20325933


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/2/1885; widow Kate, 10/9/1926, NY
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: None

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


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Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT

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(Courtesy of Deanna French)


Bellows Falls
Burial of Matthew S. Lillie.

The burial of Matthew S. Lillie, an aged Grand Army man who fell dead on the streets of Burlington Monday took place in Oak Hill cemetery Thursday morning, Stoughton post, G.A.R., and Rev. J. M. Maxwell of the Baptist church officiating in the committal service. Mr. Lillie was a resident here many years ago, but of late years has lived in Burlington. Ten years ago he had erected here a monument on his lot showing a life-size figure of a soldier, at a cost of several thousand dollars. He leaves two daughters in New York state.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, 28 Jul 1922