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Gage, William W.


Age: 22, credited to Monkton, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/21/62, m/i 9/1/62, 5SGT Co. B, 11th VT INF, comn 2LT, 12/28/63 (1/12/64), pr 1LT, Co. F, 5/13/65 (5/25/65), m/o 6/24/65

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Birth: 1841, Ferrisburgh, VT
Death: 10/27/1873

Burial: Village Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 76802543


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/14/1869; widow Julia R., 4/23/1872
Portrait?: Charles Collection, Gibson Collection, Guber Collection off-site, 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)

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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Lieut, William W. Gage of Monkton, a member of Patriot Lodge No. 33 at Hinesburgh, died last week. The funeral obsequies on Wednesday and the remains were borne to the Gage Cemetery in Ferrisburgh and buried with Masonic honors. A delegation of Dorchester Lodge No. 1 of Vergennes joined the funeral cortege at Ferrisburgh, and participated in the solemn and impressive services, performed by Rev. E. B. Whitaker of Patriot Lodge, assisted by worshipful brother William S. Hopkins, Grand Junior Deacon of the Grand Lodge of Vermont. A prayer was offered by Rev. R. M. Minard Chaplain of Starksboro, of Patriot Lodge. The procession was conducted under the efficient supervision of Rev. H. H. Burge as Marshall.

Source: Rutland Daily Globe, November 6, 1873.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.


The widow of the late Lieutenant W. W. Gage, of Monkton, who died of consumption, received a pension, about one week after the death of her husband, of $1200, which has accumulated since 1868. She will receive $12 per month while she remains a widow, and her son $4 per month, as the law provides.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, December 10, 1873.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.