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Winship, Elijah L.


Age: 20, credited to Winhall, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/2/64, m/i 8/3/64, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VT INF, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 5/20/65

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Birth: 08/05/1847, Wallingford, VT
Death: 09/30/1885

Burial: Scottsville Cemetery, Danby, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Martha, 3/20/1903, VT, not approved
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


Great Granduncle of Carolee Falzoo, Clifton Park, NY

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Scottsville Cemetery, Danby, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


Elijah Winship was instantly killed at Danby, last week, while working in a lumber yard, being caught by several logs which rolled over him, crushing his head. He lived with a widowed mother and was her only support.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, October 7, 1885.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.