Sager, Charles Walter
Age: 19, credited to Fair Haven, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/3/64, m/i 8/3/64, Pvt, Co. L, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65
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Birth: abt 1845, Westford, VT
Burial: Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/26/1890, SD; widow Grace W., 8/16/1922, WA?
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Pension lists Co. C, 21st US INF as well
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
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VETERAN DIES ON TRAIN
Charles W. Segar Was Enroute to Soldiers' Home in Virginia.
April 28. – Charles W. Segar of this city, veteran of the Civil War, died Wednesday while enroute from Jacksonville, Fla., to a soldiers' home in Virginia, aged 76 years. He was with L battery, 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery, at the opening of the war and later with 12th United States infantry.
He was one of four men, all that remained of a battery, which made a charge in April 6, 1863, at Little Sailor Creek, said to be the last time that Vermont troops swung into action in the Civil War.
Since the war he conducted a fruit farm in the State of Washington for many years, but 15 years ago he retired and returned to Rutland.
Source: Bennington Banner, April 28, 1922
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.