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Parker, Edward Bates


Age: 19, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 11th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, SGT, Co. B, 11th VT INF, comn 2LT, 12/28/63 (1/12/64), pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Columbia SC, d/prison 10/13/64 (injuries rcvd from bloodhounds while trying to escape) [College: NU 62]

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Birth: 1842, Middlebury, VT
Death: 10/13/1864

Burial: West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: 196
Gravestone photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 38471632


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father Eli B., 3/26/1878
Portrait?: Charles Collection, Italo Collection, Jones Collection, VHS Collections
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

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


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West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Lt. E. B. Parker, Co. B, 11th Vt., died from the effects of being bitten by bloodhounds while attempting to escape. His death took place Oct. 13th, 1864, in the hospital at Columbia, S. C.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, Dec. 30, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.