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In Grateful Memory

The following soldiers died today, 18th October, during the war:

Adams, Oliver E., age 29, cred. to Royalton, VT
Service: enl 11/19/63, m/i 1/1/64, PVT, 3rd VT LARTY BTRY, d/dis 10/18/64
born: abt 1834, Randolph, VT; died 10/18/1864; buried: Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, NJ

Babbitt, Robert Augustus, age 0, cred. to Randolph, VT
Service: enl 9/25/61, m/i 10/5/61, PVT, Co. D, 8th CT INF, pr Hosp. Stwrd. 1862, comn 1/1/63, ASURG, 1st NC INF (Union), 1864, d/dis 10/17/1864 (yellow fever),
born: 01/21/1842, Bethel, VT; died 10/18/1864; buried: South View Cemetery, Randolph, VT

Bolster, David Warren, age 17, cred. to Weston, VT
Service: enl 7/29/64, m/i 8/29/64, PVT, Co. E, 2nd USSS, kia, while on picket, 10/18/64
born: abt 1847, Unknown; died 10/18/1864; buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Cilley, Charles S., age 33, cred. to Bridgewater, VT
Service: enl 6/9/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. D, 9th VT INF, pr CPL, red, d/dis 10/18/64
born: abt 1829, Sherburne, VT; died 10/18/1864; buried: Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA

Colvin, William, age 22, cred. to Dorset, VT
Service: enl 5/11/63, m/i 6/10/63, Pvt, Co. L, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, Millen, d/prison 10/18/64
born: abt 1841, Danby, VT; died 10/18/1864; buried: Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, SC

Cooper, Aaron K., age 20, cred. to Worcester, VT
Service: enl 10/1/61, m/i 2/18/62, CPL, Co. A, 8th VT INF, pr SGT, comn 2LT, 12/24/62 (2/2/63), kia, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64
born: abt 1841, Worcester, VT; died 10/18/1864; buried: Winchester National Cemetery, Winchester, VA

Dunn, Charles H., age 23, cred. to Bennington, VT
Service: enl 12/17/63, m/i 12/30/63, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, d/dis 10/18/64, Brattleboro Hosp.
born: 1840, Woodford, VT; died 10/18/1864; buried: City Cemetery, Woodford, VT

Goodall, Henry L., age 20, cred. to Brownington, VT
Service: enl 11/18/63, m/i 11/18/63, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, sent to Florence SC, d/prison 10/18/64
born: abt 1843, Holland, VT; died 10/18/1864; buried: Florence National Cemetery, Florence, SC

Hill, Francis D., age 32, cred. to Vermont
Service: enl 21 Aug 1862, Pvt, Co. D, 10th MN INF
born: 1830, Vermont; died 10/18/1864; buried: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO

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.