Sheldon, George W.
Age: 27, credited to Mount Tabor, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65 Depot
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Birth: 08/06/1834, Chester, VT
Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 53678136
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/7/1890, VT; minor, 4/8/1904, VT, not approved
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home
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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2nd Great Granduncle of Carol A. Sheldon Horton, Rutland, VT
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Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
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George W. Sheldon died in the soldiers' home hospital in Bennington Sunday morning. He suffered a paralytic hock last week Tuesday and never recovered consciousness. He 66 years old, served in Co. C, 11th Vt. Vols., and was admitted to the home from Springfield in November, 1900. The burial was in the home cemetery.
Source: Vermont Journal, December 5, 1903
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.