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Orr, Chester

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Ryegate, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 9/26/62, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VT CAV, pow, Stony Creek, 6/29/64, Andersonville, prld 4/28/65, m/o 5/23/65

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VITALS

Birth: 07/1835, Ryegate, VT
Death: 05/04/1896

Burial: Groton Cemetery, Groton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/30/1876; widow Louisa, 5/25/1896, 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: None

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BURIAL:

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Groton Cemetery, Groton, VT

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Obituary

GROTON

Chester Orr, an old soldier who has been failing for some time, died on Monday last. Mr. Orr in the late war was in Libby prison for a long time. His folks gave him up for dead and settled his estate.

Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, May 6, 1896
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.