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Bennett, Henry Wallis


Age: 22, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, SGT, Co. I, 1st VT INF, d/dis 6/26/61, Fortress Monroe [College: MC 63]

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Birth: 12/13/1838, Middlebury, VT
Death: 06/26/1861

Burial: Foote Street Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40947590


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: MC 63
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


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Foote Street Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Henry Bennett, of the Middlebury Union Guards, and standard bearer of the first regiment, has died of typhoid fever in the hospital at Fortress Monroe. Young Bennett was a student at Middlebury college when the war broke out, and left his studies to fight for his country.

Source: Vermont Journal, July 6, 1861.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.