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Age: 21, credited to Benson, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/5/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65
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Birth: 07/16/1840, Canada
Burial: Laurel Glen Cemetery, Shrewsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 38613985
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/14/1890, VT; widow Rosina, 1/30/1909, VT
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)
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
2nd Great Grandfather of Jeffrey Johnson, Coraopolis, PA
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Laurel Glen Cemetery, Shrewsbury, VT
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In East Wallingford, January 21, Samuel Pelkey, aged 68 years.
Source: Vermont Tribune, January 28, 1909
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.