Age: 36, credited to Ripton, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: drafted - enl 7/15/63, m/i 7/15/63, PVT, Co. A, 6th VT INF, kia, Charles Town, 8/21/64
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Birth: 05/05/1828, Ripton, VT
Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Andrew Melcher
Findagrave Memorial #: 74770136
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary A., 9/16/1865; miner, 3/12/1866
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: Sylvanus, Sylvester, Charles, Irvin and Albert Spooner were sons of Gardner and Martha (Fisher) Spooner, of Ripton, VT. Four of the five did not survive the war. Syvanus and Sylvester were twins. Information courtesy of Cheri Morgan.
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REPORTS FROM VERMONT TROOPS
List of Casualties in the 1st Vt. Brigade from June 26th to Aug. 22, 1864
Co. A – Aug. 21, Sylvester Spooner, Ripton
Source: Vermont Journal, September 9, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.