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8th Vermont Infantry

Ladder Badge
Simon C. F. Cobban

Simon C. F. Cobban, St. Johnsbury, age 22, enlisted February 22, 1862, and mustered in April 12, 1862, as a private in Co. K, Third Vermont Volunteer Infantry.

He was discharged for disability, February 6, 1863.

He enlisted again, credited to Kirby, January 1, 1864, and mustered in January 4, 1864 as a private in Co. C, Eighth Vermont Volunteer Infantry.

He was promoted to corporal August 1, 1864, and mustered out with his regiment June 28, 1865.

Simon C. F. Cobban's Ladder Badge

Source: Military Service from the 1892 Revised Roster; Ladder badge courtesy of Eric Kane.

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