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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)

In perpetuum, frater, ave atque vale! - Catullus
For ever and ever, brother, hail and farewell.

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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

Researching significant pension dates for our soldiers (Vermont units first)./p>

Please join us!

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

New logo courtesy of Janice Fitzgerald McClintock

What Happened Today, 8 March

03.8.1862Ironclad ram CSS Virginia, Captain F. Buchanan, destroyed wooden blockading ships USS Cumberland and Congress in Hampton Roads. (NavHist)
03.8.1863J. C. Williams, 14th Regiment, wrote: More wet weather, which makes it so muddy that there is no drilling." (more)
03.8.1863USS R. R. Cuyler, Commander Emmons, returned to Mobile from Key West, and resumed blockade duty. Reporting to Admiral Farragut the next day, he said 'I think I can intercept some of these blockade runners to the southward of this, or perhaps intercept anything that may have run out past the squadron at night. (ORN)
03.8.1863Oliver A. Browne, 15th Inf., wrote in his diary (more)
03.8.1865Eugene W. Rolfe, 3rd Battery, wrote in his diary (more)

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