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Lincoln, Sumner H.


Age: 20, credited to Hartford, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 6th VT INF, 17th US INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. B, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 9/17/61, m/i 10/15/61, CPL, Co. B, 6th VT INF, comn Adjutant 2/3/63 (2/13/63), wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, pr MAJ, 10/21/64 (10/26/64), pr LTC, 1/7/65 (1/30/65), pr COL, 6/4/65 (6/17/65), m/o 6/26/65 as LTC; 2LT 17th US INF, 2/23/66, 1LT 2/23/66, tr to 26th US INF, 9/21/66, tr to 10th US INF, 5/19/69, CPT 3/28/78, MAJ 4/26/98, pr LTC, 13th US INF 7/12/99, tr to 10th US INF 8/12/99, tr to 30th US INF 3/21/1901, pr COL 10th US INF, 3/25/1901, pr BGen 5/29/1902; retired 6/9/1902 [College: NU 62]

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Birth: 12/1840, Gardner, MA
Death: 04/16/1928

Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Marker/Plot: 02/0908
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Courtesy of Arlington National Cemetery
Findagrave Memorial #: 49247995


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Jones Collection
College?: NU 62
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


3rd Great Granduncle of William E. Schaper, Bridgeton, NJ

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Arlington National Cemetery, VA

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Dewey Jones Collection

Sumner H. Lincoln

Source: Washington Post, 4/17/1928; courtesy of Erik Hinckley.