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Age: 26, credited to Monkton, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/7/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. B, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/29/65
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Birth: 05/07/1835, Monkton, VT
Burial: Boro Cemetery, Monkton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 36708715
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/10/1877
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)
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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Monktonboro Cemetery, Monkton, VT
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Julius Stilson Dies.
The body of Julius Stilson, 88 years old, who died March 10, at the Soldiers' home in Bennington, arrived here on the 10 o'clock train Monday evening, and was taken to the undertaking parlors of Arthur J. Blackmer, where the funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial will be in Monkton.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, March 12, 1924.
The body of Julius Stilson was brought here from the soldiers' home at Bennington Monday evening and taken to the undertaking rooms of A. J. Blackmer, where funeral services were held this morning at 10 o'clock. Burial in the family lot in Monkton. The Rev. E. W. Gould, pastor of the Methodist church of this village, officiated. Mr. Stilson died at the home Monday, where he had been for some time. He is survived by a granddaughter, Mrs. Irvin Shedrick, of Brooksville. He was a Civil War veteran, having enlisted in Company B, 11th Vermont, from Monkton, Aug. 7, 1862, and was mustered out of the service June 29, 1865.
Source: Enterprise and Vermonter, March 13, 1924.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.