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Adams, Leonard B.


Age: 23, credited to Sherburne, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/9/63, m/i 12/9/63, Pvt, Co. H, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. D, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 1840, Cavendish, VT
Death: 08/11/1917

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 32694156


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/18/1886
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: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Leonard B. Adams

Rutland Daily Herald, Aug. 13, 1917:

Leonard B. Adams, a veteran of the Civil war, died at the Rutland hospital at 11.[illegible] o'clock Saturday morning of paralysis. He had been in poor health for a long time. He was born in Cavendish, January 5, 1840, and enlisted in Company H, 11th Vermont, in 1863, from Sherburne. In his early days he was a farmer. He had lived in this city a number of years. There are no near survivors.

The funeral will be held at Evergreen cemetery immediately after the arrival there of the car leaving the waiting room at 2.10 o'clock this afternoon. Members of Roberts post, No. 14, G.A.R., have been requested to meet at G.A.R. hall at 1.30 o'clock to attend the ceremony.

Contributed by Jen Snoots.