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Armstrong, Edward H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Shrewsbury, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/4/63, m/i 12/15/63, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. A 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 02/14/1848, Canada East
Death: 06/23/1914

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: 596
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +, Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 143192456

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/28/1880; widow Marion A., 7/6/1914, 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: 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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BURIAL:

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Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

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Obituary

Ludlow
Death of Edward Armstrong

Edward Armstrong died Tuesday afternoon at his home on Andover street after a long illness. He leaves a wife, four sons and two daughters, Mrs. Alice Goodell of Belmont, Fay Armstrong of Dublin, N.H., Clifford, Arthur, Forrest and Gladys of Ludlow. He was a veteran of the Civil war, enlisting from Shrewsbury, December 4, 1863, in Company E, 11th regiment, Vermont Volunteers and was mustered out August 25, 1865. Funeral services will be held at his home Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock with burial service by O. O. Howard post, G.A.R., of which he was a past commander and the youngest member, being 66 years old, February 10, last.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 24, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.