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In Grateful Memory

The following soldiers died today, 20th March, during the war:

Douse, Lewis, age 43, cred. to Hartford, VT
Service: enl 1/5/64, m/i 1/6/64, PVT, 1st VT LARTY BTRY, d/dis 3/20/64 (memorial stone at Peacham, VT)
born: 1816?, Thetford, VT; died 03/20/1864; buried: Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette, LA

Drew, Frederick Perkins, age 0, cred. to Waterbury, VT
Service: SURG, USA, d/svc 3/20/64, Fort Riley, KS [College: UVM 53]
born: 04/1829, Waterbury, VT; died 03/20/1864; buried: Post Cemetery, Fort Riley, KS

Haines, Thomas B., age 18, cred. to Albany, VT
Service: enl 12/8/63, m/i 12/16/63, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, d/dis 3/22/64
born: 1845, Barton, VT; died 03/20/1864; buried: North Cemetery, Barton, VT

Hurlbut, Henry L., age 18, cred. to Monkton, VT
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/21/62, 5SGT, Co. G, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63
born: 1846, Monkton, VT; died 03/20/1864; buried: Barnumtown Cemetery, Monkton, VT

Noyes, Nelson, age 18, cred. to Bloomfield, VT
Service: enl 7/23/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. A, 10th VT INF, pow, Warrenton, 10/11/63, Richmond, d/prison 3/20/64
born: abt 1844, Columbia, NH; died 03/20/1864; buried: Final resting place unknown, , Unknown

Perrin, William E., age 20, cred. to Randolph, VT
Service: enl 9/11/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. C, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63
born: 04/13/1842, Randolph, Vt; died 03/20/1864; buried: Randolph Center Cemetery, Randolph, VT

Philbrook, Charles W., age 39, cred. to Greensboro, VT
Service: enl 12/7/63, m/i 1/6/64, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, d/dis 3/20/64 (rheumtic fever); $600 bounty
born: 1824, Hardwick, VT; died 03/20/1864; buried: Village Cemetery, Greensboro, VT

Rice, Cyren O., age 17, cred. to Wilmington, VT
Service: enl 6/5/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. K, 9th VT INF, d/dis 3/20/64, Brattleboro Hsptl
born: 1845, Wilmington, VT; died 03/20/1864; buried: Restland Cemetery, Wilmington, VT

Wheeler, Bradley L., age 29, cred. to Chester, VT
Service: enl 1/4/64, m/i 3/3/64, Pvt, Co. F, 17th VT INF, d/dis 3/20/64
born: abt 1835, Westmoreland, NH; died 03/20/1864; buried: Canoe Meadow Cemetery, Westmoreland, NH

Legend: 1C - 1st Class; 1SGT - First Sergeant; 1LT - First Lieutenant; 2C - 2nd Class; 2LT - Second Lieutenant; 3C - 3rd Class; A.C. - Army Corps; AG - Adjutant General; AAG - Assistant Adjutant General; AAAG - Acting Assistant Adjutant General; AACS - Acting Assistant Commissary of Subsistence; AAQM - Acting Assistant Quartermaster; ACT - Acting; ADC - Aide-de-Camp; AIG - Assistant Inspector General; A&IG - Adjutant & Inspector General; AoP - Army of the Potomac; A.P.M. - Additional Paymaster; AQM - Assistant Quartermaster; ARTIF - Artificer; ASURG - Assistant Surgeon; AWOL - Awary Without Official Leave; BGen - Brigadier General; BGLR - Bugler; BNDMSTR - Bandmaster; BTRY - Battery; Bvt - brevet; enl - enlisted; CH BGLR - Chief Bugler; CMSR - Compiled Military Service Record; CON - Consolidated (a regiment); CS - Commissary of Subsistence; com - commissioned; CPL - Corporal; CPT - Captain; cred. - credited to; CS - Commissary of Subsistence; CSSGT - Commissary Sergeant; CSA - Confederate States Army; d/dis - died of disease; d/prison - died in prison*; d/svc - died in service (cause unknown); d/wds - died of wounds; dis/dsb - discharged for disability; dis/dishon - dishonorable discharge; DRMMAJ - Drum Major; DRMR - Drummer; dsrtd - deserted; ENG - Engineer; FFR - Fifer; FMAJ - Fife Major; FN - Fireman; GCM - general court martial; gsw - gunshot wound; Hosp. - Hospital; Hosp. Stwrd - Hospital Steward; IG - Inspector General, INF - Infantry; kia - killed in action; LARTY - Light Artillery; LNDS - Landsman; MGen - Major General; m/i - mustered in; m/o - mustered out; MSCN - Musician; mwia - mortally wounded in action; n.d. - no date; nfr - no further record; P.M. - Paymaster; pow - taken prisoner; pr - promoted; PRIN MSCN - Principle Musician; prld - paroled; QM - Quartermaster; QMSGT - Quartermaster Sergeant; RCM - Regimental Court Martial; RCRT - Recruit; red - reduced (demoted); Regtl - Regimental; resgd - resigned; RQM - Regimental Quartermaster; SDLR - Saddler; SGT - Sergeant; SGTMJR - Sergeant Major; SOWD - Special Order, War Department; SURG - Surgeon; SVC - Service; tr to/from - transferred to/from
Unasgd - Unassigned
USA - US Army
USCA - US Colored Artillery; USCI - US Colored Infantry; USSS - US Sharpshooters; USV - US Volunteers; VHAC - Vermont Heavy Artillery Company; VRC - Veterans Reserve Corps; VVC - Vermont Volunteer Cavalry; VVI - Vermont Volunteer Infantry; WGNR - Wagoner; wdd - wounded
* NOTE: d/prison may include those who died on parole as a result of imprisonment

Source of roster information: basic information on enlistments, promotions, casualties, etc. comes from the 1892 "Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers," and additional information from a variety of sources, including cemetery, pension, census and other records as well as obituaries and published biographies of individuals, when available.