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Palmer, Oscar


Age: 28, credited to Hinesburg, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, wdd slightly, Fredericksburg Heights, 5/3/63, tr to VRC 9/1/63, see remarks

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Birth: 1832, Hinesburg, VT
Death: 11/15/1920

Burial: Rhode Island Corners Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT
Marker/Plot: 11
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 76253564


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/30/1869
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: Palmer was eventually assigned to the 18th Regt., VRC, which was organized 5/5/64, Washington, D.C., and m/o by 11/21/65, but specific details for Oscar are not available.


Cousin of Harold Kenyon, Anderson, AL

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Rhode Island Corners Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT

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Oscar Palmer

Oscar Palmer, aged 88 years old, died Monday at the Mary Fletcher hospital. Mr. Palmer was a member of Company G, Second Vermont Infantry in the Civil War, and was the last Civil War veteran in the town of Hinesburg. The body was taken to the undertaking parlors of Reed & Dower, and was taken Tuesday to Hinesburg, where the funeral was held that afternoon at two o'clock, with interment in the Hinesburg cemetery.

Source: Burlington Free Press, Nov. 18, 1920
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.