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Terrill, Londus Fullington

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Underhill, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/10/62, m/i 10/10/62, CPL, Co. F, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: 04/18/1837, Underhill, VT
Death: 12/10/1907

Burial: Underhill Flats Cemetery, Underhill, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 32819551

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/1/1890, VT; widow Ruth L., 9/13/1916, MA
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Ann Terrill Torrez, Denver, CO

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Underhill Flats Cemetery, Underhill, VT

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Photo Photo

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)

Biography

LONDUS FULLINGTON TERRILL

Son of Asaph L. and Ruth (Fullington) Terrill, was born in Underhill, Vt., April 13, 1837. He was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools of Underhill and in Barre Academy. He taught school four winters. Enlisted from Underhill September 10, 1862, and appointed first corporal in Company F, 13th Regiment Vermont Volunteer Infantry, and with it participated in all of its actions and in the battle of Gettysburg. Mustered out July 21, 1863. Was postmaster at Underhill from 1868 to 1879. Was town representative and has held various other town offices, a director of the Burlington & Lamoille Railroad many years, senator from Chittenden county in 1888. He was a member of Post 10 in Cambridge until L. H. Bostwick Post 69 was organized in 1883, of which he was the first commander. A delegate from Vermont to the National Encampments held in 1882-3 and 4. Since the war has been a merchant in Underhill until 1898, and then was in a jobbing business at Jericho to 1902. Married at Lowell, Mass., in 1860 to Miss Susan A. Fernald. Four sons were born to them; three are now living. Mrs. Terrill was the first president of the Woman's Relief Corps in Underhill, Vt. She died in 1901, loved and respected by all who knew her. Comrade Terrill was a member of the 13th Vermont Regimental Association, Vermont Officers' reunion society, and the Congregational Church at Jericho. Married again in Wakefield, Massachusetts, where he resided until his death, which occurred December 10, 1907, in, Massachusetts -General Hospital, Boston, Mass. Funeral services and burial were held at Underhill, Vt., December 12, 1907.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 569

Obituary

JERICHO

Death of Londus Terrill, Former Vermonter and Civil War Veteran

Londus Terrill died in Boston Tuesday, December 10. The body was brought to Underhill for burial. Mr. Terrill was born in Underhill and was the son of Asaph Terrill and most of his life was passed in that place. He was a veteran of the Civil War and afterward was engaged in the mercantile business at Underhill flats. He moved to Jericho about 1900 where, December 21, 1901, his wife, Susie A. Terrill, died. About 1902 he went to Boston where he had resided since. He is survived by three sons, Fred, William and Arthur Terrill.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, December 12, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.