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


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4th Vermont Band (Gibson)
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"A Crucial Delay," at Burnside's Bridge (James Hope, 2nd VT)
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6th Vermont Staff, 10/61 (Italo)
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Rutland G.A.R. Post Members (GAR)
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8 Swinyer Brothers Served (People)
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1st Cavalry Monument, Gettysburg (Monuments)

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In perpetuum, frater, ave atque vale! - Catullus

Who 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 of Vermont's men and women who participated, on both sides of the war. (more)

Current Projects:

Adding gravestone pictures to our Virtual Cemeteries

Building a Virtual Museum of people, places and things.

Adding portraits, articles, and more to each person's record.

Please join us!

Tom Ledoux,
Expatriate Green Mountain Boy
Webmaster
tomledoux.civilwar@gmail.com
(443) 535-5276

New logo courtesy of Janice Fitzgerald McClintock

What Happened Today, 21 September

09.21.1861The Fourth Regiment, the first to be clothed in army blue, Mustered into service, left Brattleboro that evening and arrived at Washington forty-eight hours later (Crockett)
09.21.1862Newton Glazier, 11th Regiment, from Camp near Fort Lincoln, D.C. (more)
09.21.1863Acting Master James C. Gipson, temporarily commanding USS Carondelet on the Red River, received instructions from Lieutenant Commander James A. Greer, USS Benton, Commanding 4th District, Mississippi Squadron, on actions to take during his temporary absence. (ORN)
09.21.18641st Vt. Cav. engaged at Front Royal, Va. (Battles)
09.21.18641st Vt. Cav. engaged at Mooney's Grade, Va. (Battles)
09.21.1864Portus Baxter Smith, 11th Regiment, made an entry in his journal. (more)
09.21.1864Eugene W. Rolfe, 3rd Battery, wrote in his diary (more)
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