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Belville, Lewis


Age: 36, credited to Elmore, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/16/62, m/i 9/1/62, PVT, Co. D, 11th VT INF, dsrtd to Canada 1/21/63, Fort Massachusetts, DC; rtnd under Presidential Proclamation 5/10/65, m/o 5/3/1865 per War Dept.

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Birth: 05/10/1825, Derby, VT
Death: 09/25/1907

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Morrisville, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 60543797


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/7/1888, 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: "Deserted Jan 1863. Reported Voluntarily to Rolla Gleason, Capt. & Prov. Mar(shal)l, 3rd Cong. Ditst., Vt. 10th May, 1865 in accordance with terms of the Presidents Proclamation dated 11th Mar., 1865 to forfeit all pay & allowances due at date of desertion or which may have accrued since. Mustered out by authority of the War Dept. May 3, 1865." "The record of the fact that he was absent in desertion from on or about January 21, 1863, to May 10, 1865, cannot, however, be expunged." (CMSR)

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


Great Grandfather of John W. Belville, Ft. Riley, KS

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Riverside Cemetery, Morrisville, VT

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