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Grover, Andrew Jackson

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 29, credited to Hartford, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: pre-war Co. A, 1st MTD RFLS, Mexico, 54-59; comn 1LT, Co. E, 1st VT CAV, 10/16/61 (11/1/61), pr CPT, Co. K 2/1/63 (2/7/63), pr MAJ 7/7/64 (8/10/64), wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 11/18/64, Bvt LTC, to date from 3/13/65, for gallant and meritorious service in the field.

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VITALS

Birth: 07/10/1832, Harvard, MA
Death: 09/06/1917

Burial: Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 91876278

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/18/1882, VT
Portrait?: Guber Collection off-site
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: Died at White River Junction

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of John Grover, Duluth, GA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT

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Obituary

A. J. Grover, a long-time resident of White River Junction was drowned in the Connecticut River Thursday. He was seen to walk into the river on the Vermont side just above the West Lebanon highway bridge. The body floated down the river for a distance of 200 feet, where it was recovered. It had been in the stream about 20 minutes. Mr. Grover was 85 years old and a veteran of the Civil War.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, Sep. 7, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.