Sibley, Charles Henry
Age: 23, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. A, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63
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Birth: 12/01/1838, Unknown
Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 95720277
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/9/1886
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
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Charles H. Sibley
March 9, 1916
CHARLES HENRY SIBLEY
Life-Long Resident Passed Away Early Wednesday Evening Charles Henry Sibley, aged 77, a life-long resident of Bennington, passed away at his home on School street early Wednesday evening. He had been in failing health for the past four years, but his final illness was of only a few days duration. He was born in Bennington December 1, 1838.
His parents died when he was eleven years old and he passed his boyhood in the family of Ira Nichols on a farm located on the west road to Pownal. From his youth, until forced to retire because of ill health, he had followed the occupation of a teamster and driver.
August 27, 1862, he enlisted in Capt. R.O. Gore's company of the 14th Vermont volunteers and took part with that regiment in the battle of Gettysburg.
October 1, 1864, he married Mary Scott Van Kleeck who died in1904. The family survivors are three daughters, Mrs. George H. Shurtleff of Waterbury, Conn., Mrs. Charles L. Kendall of Holyoke, Mass., and Mrs. Clayton J. Kinsley of Bennington.
He was a member of Custer Sixth Corps post. G.A.R. and of the Second Congregational church. The funeral will be held from the house at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon, Rev. George S. Mills officiating.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.