Belden, Henry D.
Age: 17, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 6/2/62, m/i 7/9/62, 1SGT, Co. F, 9th VT INF, pr Hosp. Stwrd., 8/10/62, pr SGTMAJ 3/13/63, wdd, Chapin's Farm, 9/29/64, comn Adjutant 10/19/64 (11/19/64), resgd 4/25/65
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Birth: 08/25/1844, Hatfield, MA
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 14671978
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/21/1869; widow Annie E., 11/30/1906, VT
Portrait?: Gibson 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)
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, St. Albans, VT
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Dr. H.D. Belden of St. Albans died Thursday morning after an illness of several months with locomotor ataxia. Dr. Belden was born in Enfield, N.H., in 1845. He had been for several years health officer of the city and was one of the best known physicians. He was a veteran of the Civil war, having enlisted in Burlington in 1861 in Co. H, 1st Vt. Volunteers; he afterward enlisted in Co. F, and was promoted to hospital steward, and later became sergeant major and adjutant. He was in the service until August, 1865.
Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, May 27, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.