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Ormsby, Anson S.


Age: 22, credited to Washington, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. I, 10th VT INF, pr CPL 7/4/64, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, Cedar Creek, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 6/27/65

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Birth: 1840, Corinth, VT
Death: 05/16/1914

Burial: Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT
Marker/Plot: No_Marker
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/22/1876; widow Hattie, 9/15/1916, VT
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates "no marker." Died in Vershire, VT; 1890 - Living in Celsea, VT - 10th Vt. History off-site


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Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT

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Another Civil War Veteran Gone

Anson S. Ormsby died at his home in Vershire Lower village Friday, May 15. He was born in Corinth Feb. 28, 1840. He served three years in the Civil war, enlisting in Co. L., 10th Vt. Volunteers, and was promoted to a corporal. He was twice wounded, and at the close of the war received an honorable discharge.

The funeral was held at the home Monday forenoon, Rev. A. B. Blanchard officiating. Rev. W.F. Bissell offered prayer, and a quartet of singers rendered appropriate selections. The burial wasi Bradford and he was laid to rest by the side of his first wife, , the mother of his children, who, with his second wife, survive him -- a daughter, Mrs. A. H. Billings of its place, and two sons, Irving M. of Chelsea and George of Newark, N.J.

There were many beautiful flowers and the house was filled with sympathizing relatives and neighbors. He also leaves one sister, Mrs. Porter of Fairlee, and a brother, Henry Ormsby of Bradford, both of whom were present at the funeral.

Source: The Bethel Courier, 4 Jun 1914
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux