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Sweet, Henry E.


Age: 31, credited to Huntington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/13/62, m/i 9/26/62, Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT CAV, pow, Herndon Station, 3/17/63, Richmond, prld 3/18/63, pow, Hagerstown, 7/6/63, Belle Isle, d/prison 1/15/64

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Birth: 1830, Unknown
Death: 01/15/1864

Burial: Richmond National Cemetery, Richmond, VA
Marker/Plot: No_Marker
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

Cenotaph: Maplewood Cemetery, Huntington, VT
Marker/Plot: 26
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 27657163


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Lavina, 11/7/1865
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


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Richmond National Cemetery, VA

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Cenotaph at Maplewood Cemetery, Huntington, VT

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The Huntington Autograph informs us that news has arrived of the death of Henry Sweet, a soldier from that town, in Libby prison at Richmond.

Source: Burlington Free Press, February 8, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.