Bentley, Royal S/E
Age: 18, credited to Ripton, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 10/3/61, m/i 10/15/63, Pvt, Co. A, 6th VT INF, pr CPL 10/2/62, m/o 10/28/64
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Birth: 01/16/1843, Ripton, VT
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 32557851
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/29/1879
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Bentley, Royal S/E, cred. Ripton, VT, age 18, enl 10/3/61, m/i 10/15/63, Pvt, Co. A, 6th VVI, pr CPL 10/2/62, m/o 10/28/64
Rutland Daily Herald, Nov. 19, 1929:
Nine members of Roberts post, G.A.R., representatives of Roberts Relief Corps, Sons of Union Veterans and its auxiliary and many friends attended the funeral services yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock for Royal E. Bentley of Crescent street, Civil war soldier, who died Saturday afternoon at his home.
The service was conducted by Rev. O.R. Houghton, pastor of the Congregational church in Wallingford. The bearers were members of the Sons of Union Veterans, Willard Squires, H.A. Gillam, Edward Johnson, D.J. Anthony, Ellas L. Jangraw and George W. Utley.
Scores of floral tributes were sent to the family by relatives, friends and neighbors. Among them were pieces from Roberts post, G.A.R., and Sons of Union Veterans and auxiliary.
Out of town persons present at the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bentley, Edward Bentley, Claremont, N.H.; George Richardson and Mrs. Hattie Belknap, Brandon.
Following the services conducted by Mr. Houghton, the Grand Army ritual was read by Charles H. Granger, chaplain. "Taps" was sounded by Bugler William Tarble.
Burial was in Evergreen cemetery, where Mr. Houghton conducted the committal service.
contributed by Jen Snoots