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Lest We Forget! Commemorating Vermont's participation in the War of Rebellion.

You can navigate the site by using the "Main Menu" at the top right-hand corner on every page or from a tailored dropdown menu on the left under the flag which changes with the section you are visiting. You can always return to the homepage by clicking on the site logo, or visit our flag collection by clicking on the flag.

We are a grassroots project documenting the story of the State's contributions to the war, and what happened to the participants during and after the war. For the purposes of this project, anyone who was born or died in Vermont, regardless of where they served, and anyone who served in a Vermont unit, regardless of where they were born, we consider a Vermonter. To that end, to date we have documented nearly 38,000 Vermonters (men and women) who participated, on both sides of the war. (more)

Major projects include:

Adding gravestone pictures to more than 5,000 Virtual Cemeteries
Building a Virtual Museum of people, places and things,
Adding pictures, articles, etc., to the individual records we are developing

Please join us!

Tom Ledoux,
Expatriate Green Mountain Boy
(443) 535-5276

New logo courtesy of Janice Fitzgerald McClintock

What Happened Today, 22 January

01.22.1862William Cune Holbrook, 1st LT, Co. F, 4th VVI, was promoted to Major and assigned to the field and staff of 7th VVI (7th Infantry)
01.22.1863Acting Rear Admiral Lee, onboard USS Minnesota off Newport News, Va., requested Ericsson rafts for each of the ironclads intended for use in his attack against Wilmington, N.C. In addition, 'if there is time, and their services are available, it will be well to take advantage of the experience and efficiency of Acting Volunteer Lieutenant Faucon and (Chief) Engineer Robie to take these rafts down. (ORN)
01.22.1865Portus Baxter Smith, 11th Regiment, made an entry in his journal. (more)
01.22.1865Eugene W. Rolfe, 3rd Battery, wrote in his diary (more)
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