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Phalen, Edward


Age: 17, credited to Pittsford, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 12/3/61, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. B, 7th VT INF, pow, Choctawotchie Bay, 2/9/64, Andersonville, prld 12/10/64, m/o 3/3/65

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Birth: 01/22/1844, Ireland
Death: 04/08/1924

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Pittsford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 73865782


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/19/1877; widow Catherine, 4/28/1924, 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: See George Ross's letter to his brother published in the Rutland Weekly Herald, March 24, 1864.


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Evergreen Cemetery, Pittsford, VT

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Funeral of Edward Phalen

The funeral of Edward Phalen, who died Tuesday evening, was held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. A simple service of scripture and prayer was held at his late home and the hymn, “Nearer My God To Thee,“ was sung. The was followed by the services at the Methodist church which were largely attended by friends, members of Otter Creek lodge, F. And A. M., the American Legion and Roberts Post, G.A.R., of Rutland. Rev. F. R. Cubit officiated, assisted by the Rev. C. C. Claris. The hymns, “Lead Kindly Light” and “Rock of Ages” were sung by Mrs. George Neil. There were many beautiful floral tributes including pieces from Otter Creek lodge, Pittsford post, American Legion, Women's Relief Corps, the teachers of the Lothrop school, the pupils of the fifth and sixth grades, old neighbors and other friends. The bearers were Fred Mudgett, E. W. Eayres, William Vaughn, Russel Hart, Leavitt Leonard and Edward Wheeler. The committal service was conducted by Roberts post, G.A.R. and the burial was in Evergreen cemetery. Those from out of town who attended the services were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Donnelly, Mr. and Mrs. John Donnelly and Miss Sadie Donnelly of Rutland.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, April 14, 1924
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.