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Age: 27, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 6th NH INF
Service: enl, 1/1/64, m/i, Pvt, Co. C, 6th NH INF, 1/1/64, m/o 7/16/65, Alexandria, VA
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Birth: 05/07/1836, Vermont
Burial: Sheldon Cemetery, Sheldon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 15872490
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/7/1884
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)
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Sheldon Cemetery, Sheldon, VT
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Lewis Eldred, aged 71 years, died Friday morning at the residence of Orville Putnam at Sheldon Springs. Mr. Eldred has been failing ion health for some months, the result of heart disease. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon. Mr. Eldred was a veteran of the Civil War and a pensioner. He enlisted in 1862 and was mustered out in 1865. He went out with a New Hampshire regiment.
Source: St. Albans Weekly Messenger, June 13, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.