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Thrall, Reuben Roland

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. K, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/8/62, m/i 10/4/62, CPL, Co. K, 12th VT INF, pr SGT 2/14/63, m/o 7/14/63

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VITALS

Birth: 01/06/1838, Rutland, VT
Death: 06/19/1924

Burial: Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 23668939

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/9/1890, VT
Portrait?: Poultney GAR Collection
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Gardner Thrall Smith, Jackson, WY

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT

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Portrait

Poultney G.A.R. Post Photo Collage)

Obituary

Death of R. R. Thrall

Reuben Roland Thrall, son of Luther and Laura Chapman Thrall, was born in West Rutland, January 4, 1838. He removed to Poultney in March, 1865, and had resided there ever since. He married Mary Elizabeth Clark, November 15, 1866. The deceased is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Lorenzo H. Sheldon of Rutland, and three sons, Guy C. Thrall and Frank C. Thrall of Poultney and Luther G. Thrall of Rutland. G.A.R. services will be held at his late home in East Poultney at 1 o'clock p. m. and at Trinity church, Poultney, at 2 o'clock p.m. Sunday. Mr. Thrall was a former member of the old Rutland Light Guards and was a veteran of the Civil war, serving in Co. K, 1st Vermont Regiment, and later in the 12th Vermont Regiment.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 21, 1924
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.