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Streeter, Lemuel

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/21/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/04/1844, West Haven, VT
Death: 05/18/1916


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/2/1890, NY
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: ME, 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: Died at the Soldiers' Home in Bennington, VT. Brother of John Streeter, 2nd VT INF; 1890 - Living in Hoosick, NY

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Article

Bennington Briefs

Lemuel Streeter, an inmate of the Soldiers' home, left today for the similiar institution at Togus, Me., where he will undergo an operation.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, 7 Mar 1916

Our Castleton Letter.

Lemuel Streeter some years ago a resident of this town, died Thursday at the Soldiers' Home in Bennington. His wife was Laura Gorham formerly of the Corners. His body was brought here Saturday for burial in Castleton cemetery.

The Fair Haven Era, Fair Haven, VT, May 25, 1916

Submitted by Heidi McColgan

Webmaster's note: Streeter had previously been an inmate at Togus, 1/25/1912-3/21/1912. His son, Hervey Street, listed in Perkinsville, VT was listed as next of kin.