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Spicer, Laroy Charles


Age: 18, credited to Enosburgh, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 8/26/62, m/i 9/15/62, Pvt, Co. K, 6th VT INF, originally charged as deserted, 7/3/63, charges removed (see below), dis/dsb, 2/20/64

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Birth: 1846, Canada East
Death: 12/10/1913

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 24951768


Alias?: Spicer, Charles L.
Pension?: Yes, 10/24/1895, MN
Portrait?: Unknown
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: Not to be confused with his father, Charles Spicer (1820-1914), same unit, same company, who is buried in Missisquoi Cemetery, Enosburg


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Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT

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The following exonerates him from a charge of desertion initiated on 7/3/1863:



War Department, AGO, Washington, Feby 26, 1875
Included in his Compiled Military Service Record.


Death of Charles L. Spicer

News is received here of the death of Charles L. Spicer, 68 years old last March, which occurred Wednesday afternoon December 10. Mr. Spicer was a long time resident of St. Albans but in November, 1912, he went to the Vermont soldiers' home, Bennington. Mr. Spicer's wife died December 6, 1912. Mr. Spicer is survived by his aged father, two brothers and one sister.

Funeral of Charles L. Spicer

The funeral of Charles L. Spicer, 68 years old, who died December 10 was held at the undertaking rooms of R. H. Mccorney on Kingman St. Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, the Rev. George D. Gould, pastor of the Baptist church, officiating. The bearers were J. G. Moore, John Jarvis, John Wright and A. Roberts. The G.A.R. service was used, and the burial, was in the South Main street cemetery. A delegation of A. R. Hurlbut Post, No.60, escorted the body to the grave.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, December 18, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.