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Lee, Oscar R.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Waterford, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 9/21/63, m/i 10/7/63, 1SGT, Co. M, 11th VT INF, comn 2LT, comn 3/29/64 (5/9/64), pr CPT, 10/16/64 (11/17/64), but never mustered, kia, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64

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VITALS

Birth: 04/18/1841, Waterford, VT
Death: 10/19/1864

Burial: Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 33914343

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Isabel M., 10/4/1879
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS Collections
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: Edward Payson Lee and Oscar R. Lee were brothers.

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 Granduncle of John Payson Lee, Tucson, AZ

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Photo

John Gibson Collection

Oscar Lee

THE CALEDONIAN: OCTOBER 28, 1864

KILLED AT CEDAR CREEK

A dispatch from Capt. E.P. Lee of the 11th Regt. brings the sad intelligence that his brother, Lt. Oscar Lee, of the same regiment, was killed, and he himself was injured in the arm.

These young men are sons of Nath'l Lee, Esq., of East St. Johnsbury. So again this community, and the country at large, called to mourn over the fallen patriot; and another hero has sealed with his life's blood his devotion to his beloved country.

Courtesy of Deanna French.