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Age: 18, credited to Albany, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 2/1/64, m/i 4/12/64, Pvt, Co. G, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 07/03/1846, Plainfield, VT
Burial: West Glover Cemetery, Glover, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 6755933
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/25/1869; widow Emmaline R., 3/12/1929, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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West Glover Cemetery, Glover, VT
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After an illness of a few weeks Leander Scott died at the home of his son, W. P. Scott Monday February 25, of lobar pneumonia. Mr. Scott was born in Plainfield July 2, 1846. At the age of 21 he married Emmeline Ames. For 46 years the family made their home in South Albany, afterward moving to West Glover. For the past few years Mr. And Mrs. Scott have spent the winters in Orleans with their son, W. F. Scott.
Mr. Scott served his country during the Civil War and was the only one of four brothers who enlisted to return home. He was a member of Mason Post G. A. R., of Glover, of which he was the next to the last surviving member. In his earlier years he was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist church and died as he had always lived - a Christian.
The funeral service was held at the home Wednesday afternoon February 2, with Dr. H. T. Wallace officiating and he was laid to rest in the cemetery at West Glover. He leaves to mourn his loss his widow, Emmeline Scott; one son, W. F. Scott, two grand daughters, four grandsons and several nieces and nephews.
Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mrs. W. E. Drake of Worthington, Mass; Mrs. A. E. Nutting, Mrs. Nettie Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Webster, Mr. and Mrs. Max Porter and Judson Stevens of West Glover; Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Rowell of South Albany; Mrs., Carl Bean, Mrs. Joel Christie, Mrs. Charles Kelton and Thomas Marbock of Glover, and Mrs. Orra White of Barton.
Source: Orleans County Monitor, March 6, 1929
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.