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Wilson, Luther W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Bridgewater, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/4/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. H, 11th VT INF, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, m/o 5/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1840, Sherburne, VT
Death: 03/08/1910

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Killington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 16006557

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary M, 4/28/1910, VT
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


DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Richard W. Wilson, Jr., Littleton, NH

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Riverside Cemetery, Killington, VT

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Obituary

Luther Wilson, who died at Sherburne on his 70th birthday anniversary, March 9, was a former resident of this place and a veteran of the civil war, being a member of Co. H, 11th Vt. He is survived by his wife and eight children V.L. Allard of Bethel, Mrs. C.E. Pinney of Rutland, W.N. Wilson of Sherburne, Mrs. H. P. Crandall of Plymouth, W.G. Wilson of Bridgewater Corners, Mrs. F. L. Coburn, C.N. Wilson of Woodstock, Mrs. W.H. Maynard of Briggs; a stepdaughter, Mrs. F. J. George of Rutland and several grandchildren.

Source: The Vermont Tribune, March 24, 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.