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Miner, Henry A.


Age: 22, credited to Reading, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 5/26/64, m/i 7/6/64, Pvt, Co. I, 17th VT INF, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, Petersburg, dis/wds 7/1/65

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Birth: 12/14/1841, Duxbury, VT
Death: 06/17/1927

Burial: Waitsfield Village Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT
Marker/Plot: 1
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 46490496


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/27/1866
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


2nd Great Grandfather of Patricia A. Lovette, Wappingers Falls, NY

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Village Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT

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Funeral of Henry A. Miner, Civil War Veteran.

The funeral of Henry A. Miner, Civil war veteran, was held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Guare funeral home on Barre street and burial was in Waitsfield. Rev. Charles N. St. John, pastor of Bethany Congregational church of this city, officiated and the bearers, all members of the Sons of Veterans, were Eugene Sheldon, E.C. Lewis, Mr. Sanborn and Mr. Cook. Mr. Miner enlisted from Reading on May 26, 1864, and was mustered into service for three years on July 6, serving as a private in Capt. Daniel Conway's company, Co. I of the 17th Regiment, Vermont Volunteer Infantry, commanded by Col. Francis Randall. The regiment was in the second brigade in the second division of the ninth army corps. Mr. Miner took part in the battles of Petersburg Mine, Weldon railroad, Poplar Springs church and Hatcher's Run in 1864 and was wounded at the battle of Petersburg on April 2, 1865. He was sent to the general hospital in Washington and transferred to the Sloan hospital in Montpelier, where he remained until honorably discharged because of wounds on June 28m 1865.

Source: Barre Daily Times, June 20, 1927
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.