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Pierce, Ira Frank

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Wolcott, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/13/63, m/i 12/1/63, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, Pvt, Co. I, tr to Co. A, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 11/13/1844, Woodbury, VT
Death: 11/01/1927

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 27707335

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/2/1876, VT; widow Mary C., 12/14/1927, 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

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


DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Laura Gaudette Green, Saxtons River, VT

2nd Great Grandfather of Arthur Broadhurst, Palm Coast, FL

2nd Great Grandfather of Linda Hebert,

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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Obituary

MONTPELIER
Ira F. Pierce, Civil War Veteran, Dies at Age of 84

Ira F. Pierce, aged Civil War veteran, died at his home on Cross street at 7 o'clock yesterday morning after a short illness. He had been in Failing health for some time, but had been able to be about until Saturday. He would have been 84 if he had lived until the 13th of this month. He was born in Wolcott, the son of Ephraim Pierce, but had spent the larger part of his life in this city. He enlisted in Company I of the 13th Vermont Infantry in the Civil War. He was a member of the Grand Army post. Mr. Pierce was married 56 years ago in Montpelier to Mary Labershire, who survives him. They had five sons, three of whom have died, Harvey, Charles and Edward Pierce. The surviving sons are Joseph L. Pierce and Ira A. Pierce, both of this city. There are 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The funeral arrangements have not been made.

Source: Burlington Free Press, November 2, 1927.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.