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Pierce, George E.


Age: 25, credited to East Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. C, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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Birth: 1837, Montpelier, VT
Death: 04/10/1896

Burial: Village Cemetery, Elmore, VT
Marker/Plot: 4
Gravestone photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 64603843


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/22/1878; widow Emily R., 6/15/1896, VT
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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Village Cemetery, Elmore, VT

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(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)


GEORGE E. PIERCE volunteered August 29, 1862, and counted on the quota of East Montpelier and joined Company C. Served his full term and was mustered out with his regiment at Brat- tleboro July 21, ,1863. His age at enrollment was 25. He was a substantial citizen and a man of upright conduct. He was well born and taught the difference between right and wrong. He served his country as a duty, anxious to defend and preserve. Was a good soldier and acted well his part on all occasions made a good record and re- turned thankful that he had volunteered and joined Company C and the 13th Regiment. He died at Cady's Palls, Morristown, Vt., April 10, 1896, and was buried at Elmore, Vt. A picture of him appears on page 214.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 505


The funeral of G. W. Pierce, late of Co. C, 13th Vt. Vols., who was drowned in the Lamoille river at Cady's Falls last Friday, was held on Sunday, Rev. Dr. Booth of the Universalist church officiating. The deceased was a member of J. M. Warren post No. 4 of this place and members of that organization attended the funeral in a body.

Source: Burlington Free Press, April 16, 1896
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.