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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
(443) 535-5276

New logo courtesy of Janice Fitzgerald McClintock

What Happened Today, 15 October

10.15.18616th Regiment mustered into U. S. service. (Dyer)
10.15.1863Lieutenant Henry Jones, Company C, captured by guerrillas. (Benedict)
10.15.1863Lieutenant Commander William C. West, commanding USS Wissahickon, reports on affairs in the vicinity of North Edisto River, to Captain Emmons, Chief of Staff, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, at Charleston, S.C. (ORN)
10.15.1863Submarine H. L. Hunley sank for the second time in Charleston harbor. The part owner for whom she was named and a crew of seven perished in the accident, but she was again recovered and a third crew volunteered to man her. (NavHist)
10.15.1864Portus Baxter Smith, 11th Regiment, made an entry in his journal. (more)
10.15.1864Secretary Welles disapproved an order by Captain Greene, temporarily commanding East Gulf Blockading Squadron, to USS Isonomia, to blockade duty at West Pass 'in light of a report from her commanding officer that she was unfit for sea service, and her incapacity to carry much coal.' Isonomia had been ordered to cruise in the vicinity of Nassau and the Bahama Banks in search of blockade runners, and Secretary Welles ordered Acting Rear Admiral Stribling, commanding East Gulf Blockading Squadron at Key West, to send her there. (ORN)
10.15.1864Eugene W. Rolfe, 3rd Battery, wrote in his diary (more)
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