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Sheldon, Chauncey L.


Age: 31, credited to Rupert, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, 7th VT INF
Service: enl 10/20/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT CAV, m/o 11/19/61 ; enl 12/20/61, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. I, 7th VT INF, d/dis 8/5/62

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Birth: 07/10/1830, Rupert, VT
Death: 08/05/1862

Burial: Baton Rouge National Cemetery, Baton Rouge, LA
Marker/Plot: Unmarked Grave
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

Cenotaph: North Rupert Cemetery, Rupert, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 67304528


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: yes, mother, Julia A., 5/7/1870, not approved
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: Listed in Roll of Honor or Regimental history, but not recorded in National Gravesite Locator; MSR - Inspected out - no teeth on upper jaw.


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Baton Rouge National Cemetery, LA

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Cenotaph in North Rupert Cemetery, North Rupert, VT

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Capt. Charles Clark, of Company I, (Poultney), 7th Vermont Volunteers, writing to a friend from New Orleans, under date of October 15th, 1862, gives the following list of the deaths in his company, together with the date, place and cause of death.

Aug. 5, Chauncey L. Sheldon, Baton Rouge, suddenly, cause not known.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, November 10, 1862.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.