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Parker, Edward Bates

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

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

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

MORE INFORMATION

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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Photo

Ed Italo Collection

Photo

Dewey Jones Collection

Obituary

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.