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Spooner, Sylvester

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

Birth: 05/05/1828, Ripton, VT
Death: 08/21/1864

Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Marker/Plot: 13/11437
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Andrew Melcher
Findagrave Memorial #: 74770136

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary A., 9/16/1865; miner, 3/12/1866
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: 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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Arlington National Cemetery, VA

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Obituary

REPORTS FROM VERMONT TROOPS

List of Casualties in the 1st Vt. Brigade from June 26th to Aug. 22, 1864

KILLED

SIXTH REGIMENT

Co. A Aug. 21, Sylvester Spooner, Ripton

Source: Vermont Journal, September 9, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.