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Sumner, Reuben A.


Age: 21, credited to Clarendon, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/17/63, m/i 10/7/63, Pvt, Co. M, 11th VT INF, d/dis 7/13/64

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Birth: 1842, Plymouth, VT
Death: 07/13/1864

Burial: Northam Cemetery, Shrewsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 69345213


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Mery A., 10/30/1876
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: None

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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Northam Cemetery, Shrewsbury, VT

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Among the deaths of soldiers reported in Washington July 16, we find the following Vermonters: Reuben A. Sumner, 11th.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, July 22, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.