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Selden, Edward A.


Age: 38, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): USN, 2nd VT INF
Service: Appt Acting Midshipman 10/19/41, USN, Passed Midshipman 8/10/47, dropped 9/13/55, LT 3/24/61, dismissed 11/27/61; enl 3/22/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, d/dis 8/4/62

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Birth: abt 1824, Bennington, VT
Death: 08/04/1862

Burial: Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 22440612


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.


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Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Edward A. Selden

Hoosac Valley News and Transcript, 14 Aug 1862

Edward A. Sheldon of the 2nd Vt., regiment, and a brother of M. G. Sheldon, Esq., of Bennington, lately deceased at Harrison's Landing. He was formerly a Lt. of high standing in the U.S. Navy.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau