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Born in August 1840 in Willsboro, New York, Moses F. Lee enlisted with the Union Army on August 9, 1862. He mustered in on September 1, 1862 as a Private with Company C of the 11th Vermont Infantry, which was known interchangeably as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery. Lee mustered out on June 24, 1865.
He applied for a pension on October 26, 1892 from Washington, DC.
“Moses F. Lee, 82, Dies in East Middlebury
Middlebury, June 20 – Moses F. Lee, 82, died Friday night at the home of his nephew, Henry M. Lee of East Middlebury.
Mr. Lee enlisted August 9, 1862, in Company C, 11th Vermont, and was made Corporal the following year. He served until the end of the war, being mustered out of service June 24, 1865.
Funeral services will be held from the house tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock. Burial will be in Prospect cemetery.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 21, 1926.
Funeral of Moses Lee:
The funeral of Moses F. Lee was held at the home of his nephew, Henry Lee, East Middlebury, Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Rev. Ralph Mittler, pastor of the Methodist church of that place, officiated.
Mr. Lee was a Civil War veteran having enlisted in Fair Haven in Company C, 11th Vermont, on August 9, 1862. The American Legion of this village attended in a body under command of George Hathaway and furnished a firing squad.
There were also several members of William P. Russell post. No. 89, of the G.A.R., in attendance besides a large number of relatives and friends. The bearers were Dr. J. J. Ross, Roberts Mundy, A. Provencha and Bud Wargen, members of the Middlebury legion post of the American Legion and interment was in the family lot in Prospect cemetery.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 22, 1926.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.”-Vermont Civil War, Lest We Forget