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Chase, Raselus D.


Age: 18, credited to Bristol, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 2nd VT LARTY, 1st VT HAC
Service: enl 6/9/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, m/o 5/25/63; enl 8/19/64, m/i 8/19/64, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, tr to 1st VHAC, 3/1/65, m/o 7/28/65 (enl as Erastus)

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Birth: 02/05/1845, Lincoln, VT
Death: 12/13/1903

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT
Marker/Plot: 165
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 38254446


Alias?: Chase, Erastus D.
Pension?: Yes, 1/22/1880, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT

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Courtesy of Bernie Noble



R. D. Chase, aged 58, died Sunday morning at his home on Taylor avenue. He had resided here for some 10 years, coming to this town from New Haven. He was a veteran of the rebellion, having served in company C, 9th Vermont volunteers, 2d battery and the heavy artillery, and was mustered out July 28, 1865. He is survived by two sons and two daughters, besides other relatives. Funeral Tuesday and burial in Greenwood cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, December 15, 1903
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.