Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War - Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Records Program - VERMONT Corrections? Additions? Click here! 10/21/17
Post No. Alt. No. Post Name City County Repository Location Collection Name Description of Item(s) Medium/Condition Informant Date Dept. Source
000   (Department) N/A N/A University of Vermont Special Collections, Bailey/Howe Library, 538 Main Street, Burlington VT, 05405-0036; phone 802-656-2138; email uvmsc@uvm.edu; website http://library.uvm.edu/sc/ Vermont Large Bound Manuscripts, mss.270 Peck, E.N. Adj. General of Grand Army of the Republic for the State of Vermont, Burlington, VT. Scrapbook of newspaper clippings   1865-1902  Original oversize volume Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2016 VT N/A
001   Chamberlain St. Johnsbury Caledonia St. Johnsbury Athenaeum The St. Johnsbury Athenaeum Archives, 1171 Main St., St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; phone 802-748-8291; email inform@stjathenaeum.org; website www.stjathenaeum.org/gallery.htm.  Reported by: University of Vermont Special Collections, Bailey/Howe Library, 538 Main Street, Burlington, VT  05405-0036; phone  802-656-2138; email uvmsc@uvm.edu; website http://library.uvm.edu/ Special Collections Carton 1: By-laws 1880-1895; Ritual books 1891, 1900, 1903 (annotated), 1906, 1907; Roster of Post 1 and WRC Corps 4, 1920 (2 copies), 1927; Roster of the Dept. of VT, 1928-1929; Rules and Regulations of the Nat'l Encampment 1917; Service Books 1890, 1890 (annotated with clippings), 1906, 1909.  Carton 2: Applications 1880-1891 (14 folders, each folder by year); Folder 15, Transfer card 1891.  Cartons 3 and 4: Minute Books (identifed in the finding aid as "Adjutant's Reports, 6 vols.) 1880-1887, 1887-1894, 1894-1904, (Carton 4) 1904-1913, 1913-1931, 1931-1941.  Carton 5: Cash Ledgers (5 vols.) 1895-1917, 1916-1927, 1928-1939, 1939-1941; Membership Dues (2 vols.) 1895-1920, 1916-1930; Membership Dues/Receipts 1933-1939.  Carton 6: Blank Forms (1931, n.d.); Burial Records (to 1923, n.d.); Cemetery Survey c.1910; Libby Prison Description (n.d.); Proceedings Dept. of IL Encampment 1939; Proceedings Dept. of IL Encampment 1938; Proceedings Dept. of NY Encampment 1939; Photograph Album 1865 (originally belonging by Ephraim W. Harringon).  An online finding aid is available on the BaileyHowe Library website. Original manuscripts and bound volumes.  7.25 linear ft. (6 boxes) Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jun-2014 VT VT1-2
001   Chamberlain St. Johnsbury Caledonia Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium Archives 1302 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT  05819; phone 802-748-2372; website www.fairbanksmuseum.org/ Civil War Collection, 1861-c.1960 The Unversity of Vermont notes that Chamberlain Post's book (probably Memorial and Biographical Sketches), containing personal remembrances of members (Accession #: 9885), which had formally formed a portion of the St. Johnsbury Athenaeums Chamberlain Post No. 1 records, is now housed in this collection.  In addition to a few records from Chamberlain Post, the archives also contain the records of Howard Corps, No. 24, WRC, based in Lunenberg, VT (1886-1961). Original bound volume, possibly a few other records. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jun-2014 VT VT1-2
001   Wells St. Johnsbury Caledonia               VT VT1-2
002   Stannard Burlington Chittenden Vermont Historical Society Leahy Library, Vermont History Center, 60 Washington Street, Barre, Vermont 05641-4209; phone 802-479-8509; email info@vermonthistory.org; website http://vermonthistory.org/research/leahy-library Grand Army of the Republic Stannard Post No. 2 records, 1868-1929 The collection consists of 19 record books relating to the operation of Stannard Post No. 12.  It includes minute books covering the years 1868 to 1929 (XMSC 25:1-5, XMSC 26:9), revised rules and regulations, an account book, a property book, and a scrapbook.  Of particular interest are the descriptive lists [Descriptive Books], 1868-1900, which contain information about the war service of members, the medical description list [Medical Descriptive Book], which contains information about members' disabilities, and the register and final roll of deceased soldiers buried in Burlington, Vt. cemeteries.  The collection also contains the black book, which lists applicants to the post who were rejected. Original bound volumes (6). Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2016 VT VT1-2
003   Derby Center Derby Center Orleans               VT VT1-2
003   Ethan Allen Vergennes Addison               VT VT1-2
004   J. M. Warner Morrisville Lamoille Morristown Historical Society Noyes House Museum, 122 Lower Main Street (PO Box 1299), Morrisville, Vermont 05661; phone 802-888-7617; email noyeshousemuseum@gmail.com; website http://www.noyeshousemuseum.org/   Biographical Sketch Book (listed in the bibliography of the book:  Zeller, Paul G., 2002, The Second Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1861-1865). No details. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2016 VT VT1-2
005   Hooker South Londonderry Windham               VT VT1-2
006   A. E. Burnside Greensboro Bend Orleans               VT VT1-2
006   Howard Ludlow Windsor               VT VT1-2
007 043 Jarvis Springfield Windsor               VT VT1-2
007   Ransom East Corinth Orange               VT VT1-2
008   Sedgwick Brattleboro Windham Brooks Memorial Library 224 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301; phone 802-254-5290; email info@brookslibraryvt.org; website http://brookslibraryvt.org/ Historical Collection LH/GEN 974.3 PER Personal War Sketches, presented to Sedgewick Post No. 8 Brattleboro, Department of Vermont by Levi K. Fuller, 1893.  Includes Record of Burials. Original bound volume. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2016 VT VT1-2
008   Sedgwick Brattleboro Windham Brooks Memorial Library 224 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301; phone 802-254-5290; email info@brookslibraryvt.org; website http://brookslibraryvt.org/ Historical Collection LH/GEN 974.3 GRA Records of Sedgwick Post No. 8, 1882-1924.  Includes minutes of the weekly meetings. Original bound volume, 41 cm. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2016 VT VT1-2
009   D. Rattray West Burke Caledonia               VT VT1-2, DE1
009   Preston Danville Caledonia               VT VT1-2
009   West Randolph West Randolph Orange               VT VT1-2
010   Gates / Post No. 10 Cambridge Lamoille Family History Library (Familysearch) 35 North Temple West, Salt Lake City, UT  84150; phone 866-406-1830; website www.familysearch.org/.  Digital images of originals housed at the Clerk-Treasurer, Jeffersonville, Vermont US / Canada Digital DGS #4157018 Personal War Sketches, Post No. 10, dated 1894.  Indexed, includes short biographical sketches of Post members.  Record of Burials, p. 377 to end.  Pages 214-316, 322-354, 358-376 are blank and not digitized.  Listed under Vermont, Enrolled Militia Records, 1861-1867; Cabridge Lamoille County; 1861-1865 Personal War Sketches, GAR: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-267-12047-2355-76?cc=1483040 Digital images of original bound volume, viewable online, 123 images (381 p.). Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2016 VT VT1-2, DE1
011   Cabot Cabot Washington               VT VT1-2
011   Scott Jamaica Lamoille               VT VT1-2
012   John T. Sennot West Rutland Rutland               VT VT1-2
013   Brooks Montpelier Washington               VT VT1-2
014   Roberts Rutland Rutland Vermont Historical Society Leahy Library, Vermont History Center, 60 Washington Street, Barre, Vermont 05641-4209; phone 802-479-8509; email info@vermonthistory.org; website http://vermonthistory.org/research/leahy-library Grand Army of the Republic Roberts Post No. 14 record books, 1887-1901 Minute Books.  Two record books containing the minutes of G. A. R. Roberts Post No. 12 of Rutland, Vermont covering the years 1887 to 1901. There is an index in the first volume to memorial resolutions for sixteen members. At the end of the second volume there are two membership lists, one dated January 1, 1896 and the other, January 1, 1897, which give the name, rank, unit, and address of each member, as well as occasionally noting the date of death. There is also a "Memorial Roll-Call" dated May 30, 1895 that was sent to the National Tribune, Washington, D.C., and a short list of new, reinstated, and transferred members for the years 1895 to 1897. Original bound volumes (2). Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2016 VT VT1-2
015   Flint Craftsbury Orleans               VT VT1-2
016   Mason Glover Orleans               VT VT1-2
016   Warner Middlebury Addison               VT VT1-2
017   Fairlee Fairlee Orange               VT VT1-2
017   Washburn Bradford Orange               VT VT1-2
018   C. J. Ormsbee Brandon Rutland               VT VT1-2
018   Ford Brandon Rutland               VT VT1-2
019   H. H. Smith Stowe Lamoille               VT VT1-2
020   Baldy Smith St. Albans Franklin               VT VT1-2
020   J. H. Woodward Irasburg Orleans               VT VT1-2, DE1
020   Merrit Williams Bakersfield Franklin               VT VT1-2
021 067 Bailey Troy Orleans               VT VT1-2
021   Whitney Tunbridge Orange               VT VT1-2
022   Edwin Dillingham Waterbury Washington               VT VT1-2
022   Sheridan Woodstock Windsor               VT VT1-2
023   Johnson Northfield Washington               VT VT1-2
024   Skinner Manchester Depot Bennington               VT VT1-2
024 059 William B. Reynolds Milton Chittenden               VT VT1-2
025   Henry Chester Windsor               VT DE1
025   Brooks Chester Windsor               VT VT1-2
025   Ellsworth Hardwick Caledonia               VT VT1-2
026   Newton Stone N. Bennington Bennington               VT VT1-2
026   T. B. Alexander Newport Center Orleans               VT VT1-2
027   Farragut Mechanicsville Chittenden               VT VT1-2
027   Henry Chester Depot Windsor               VT VT1-2
028   Dudley Arlington Bennington               VT VT1-2
029   Stowe Calais Washington               VT VT1-2
029   Whitney Tunbridge Orange               VT VT1-2
030   Abbott Windham Windham               VT VT1-2
030   Comstock Bristol Addison               VT VT1-2
030   Reynolds Wilmington Windham               VT VT1-2
031   Joseph Eldridge Warren Washington               VT VT1-2
031   Tyler Huntington Chittenden               VT VT1-2
032   Howard Lunenburg Essex               VT VT1-2
032   Parsons Bennington Bennington               VT VT1-2
033   East Fairfield East Fairfield Franklin               VT VT1-2
033   O. O. Howard Ludlow Windsor               VT VT1-2
034   E. H. Stoughton Bellows Falls Windham               VT VT1-2
034   Saxton's River Saxton's River Windham               VT VT1-2
035   Bixby S. Royalton Windsor               VT VT1-2
035   William C. Tracy Windsor Windsor               VT JH1
036   Ainsworth Waitsfield Washington               VT VT1-2
037   Cummings Hinesburg Chittenden               VT VT1-2, DE1
038   COL Henry A. Eaton Rochester Windsor               VT VT1-2
039   Hall Worcester Washington               VT VT1-2
040   Sampson Weybridge Addison               VT VT1-2
041   Albert L. Pike Readsboro Bennington               VT VT1-2
042 112 George A. Custer (later G. A. Custer - 6th Corps) Bennington Bennington Unknown Sold at auction by Gallery at Knotty Pine Auction Service, Route 10, Box 96, West Swanzey, NH 03469; phone 603-352-5252 or 603-352-2313; email kpa@inc-net.com.  Listed as sold, buyer unknown. "Ex Bennington Museum" (de-accessed?) 1) "Roll of Honor," Graves of Veterans of the Civil War. Head Quarters G. A. Custer and 6th Corps Post, No. 42. Bennington, Vermont. Compiled by N. M. Puffer in 1905.  2) A listing of graves in Bennington cemeteries, appearing to be a companion to the previous book.  Auction photos (Lot 165) on file. Original bound volumes, 3/4 leather bound, VG condition. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2016 VT VT1-2, DE1
044   C. B. Lawton Wilmington Windham               VT VT1-2
045   Waterson Chelsea Orange               VT VT1-2
046   P. H. Sheridan Weston Windsor               VT VT1-2
046   Waitsfield Waitsfield Washington               VT VT1-2
047   Old Brigade Johnson Lamoille               VT VT1-2
048   Kearney East Wallingford Rutland               VT VT1-2
049   C. H. Joyce Poultney Rutland               VT VT1-2
050   Wallace White Huntington Chittenden               VT VT1-2
051   Baxter Newport Orleans               VT VT1-2
052   William J. Fuller Dorset Bennington               VT VT1-2
053   J. H. Bosworth Fairhaven Rutland               VT VT1-2
054   E. B. Frost Post Mills Village Orange               VT VT1-2
055   George P. Foster Wolcott Lamoille               VT VT1-2
056   Richard B. Crandall Barre Washington Vermont Historical Society Leahy Library, Vermont History Center, 60 Washington Street, Barre, Vermont 05641-4209; phone 802-479-8509; email info@vermonthistory.org; website http://vermonthistory.org/research/leahy-library Barre History Collection, Richard B. Crandall Post No. 56 Records Collection, 1883-1930, BHC 107-110, 448F The core of the collection covers the years 1883 to 1913. An online finding aid is available.  BHC 107 (14 folders): Membership applications, 1883-1884, n.d., 1884-1885, 1886-1888, 1889-1891, 1892-1893, 1894-1897; Transfer cards, 1884-1893; Correspondence re Richard B. Crandall, 1901; Memorial Day programs, 1885-1898, 1899-1914, 1915-1929, 1930-1948; Bills, statements and receipts, 1893-1911; Misc. documents, insignia, rosters of members, 1887-1930.  BHC 108 (11 folders): Correspondence re membership and dues, 1894-1896; Misc. correspondence, 1894-1921; Correspondence re Memorial Day observances, 1894-1897; Records of G.A.R. service from Crandall post; Quartermasters’ reports, 1880-1895, 1888-1895; Quartermaster’s inventory, 1894; Quartermaster’s bonds, 1886-1918; Chaplains’ reports, 1901-1909; Muster rolls, 1884-1894, 1896-1932.  BHC 109 (6 folders):  Minutes, 1883-1888, 1888-1901, 1902-1924; Roll book; Minutes, 1917-1919; notes of meetings, 1888-1901; Cash book, 1897-1925.  BHC 110 (4 folders):  Membership roll, 1880-1909; Member dues, 1893-1897?, 1908-1928; Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers, 1861-1866, 1892.  BHC 448F (2 items):  Sketches of members, 1894; Personal War Sketches [of post members], 1894. Original bound volumes and manuscripts (some oversize), 2 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2016 VT VT1-2
057   Haskell M. Phelps Williston Chittenden               VT VT1-2, DE1
057   S. C. Smith Washington Orange               VT VT1-2
058   COL Barney Wheelock Caledonia               VT VT1-2
060   A. R. Hurlbut St. Albans Franklin               VT VT1-2, DE1
061   Daniel Lillie Bethel Windsor               VT VT1-2
062   Garfield Lincoln Addison               VT VT1-2
063   Woodbury West Concord Essex               VT VT1-2
064   COL Preston Wells River Orange               VT VT1-2
065   Birchard Townshend / Newfane Windham               VT VT1-2, DE1
066   J. J. Hale Ripton Addison               VT VT1-2
068   Needham East Middlebury Addison               VT VT1-2
069   L. H. Bostwick Underhill Chittenden               VT VT1-2
070   Frontier Richford Chittenden               VT VT1-2
071   Morrill Cabot Washington               VT VT1-2
072   Ezra Stetson Waterbury Center Washington               VT VT1-2
073   Jesse A. Jewett Swanton Franklin               VT VT1-2
074   Hazen Lowell Orleans               VT VT1-2
075   Henry Dow Strafford Orange               VT VT1-2
076   Arba Ford Granville Addison               VT VT1-2
076   George W. Quimby Barton Orleans               VT VT1-2
077   B. M. Barber Richmond Chittenden               VT VT1-2
078   Erastus Buck Island Pond Essex               VT VT1-2
079   Henry H. Vaughn Danby Rutland               VT VT1-2
079   William E. Martin Plainfield Washington               VT VT1-2
080   Marsh Franklin Franklin               VT VT1-2
081   Phoenix East Fairfield Franklin               VT VT1-2
082   George C. Randall Woodstock Windsor               VT VT1-2
083   Stevens Barnet Caledonia               VT VT1-2
084   F. V. Randall Danville Caledonia               VT VT1-2
085   Abraham Lincoln White River Jct. Windsor               VT VT1-2
086   Rollin S. Sherman Essex Junction Chittenden               VT VT1-2
087   I. L. Clark Grafton Windham               VT VT1-2
088   John A. Logan Orwell Addison               VT VT1-2
088   Judd M. Mott Alburgh Grand Isle               VT VT1-2
089   William P. Russell Middlebury Addison Henry Sheldon Museum Stewart-Swift Research Center, One Park Street, Middlebury, Vermont 05753; phone 802-388-2117; website http://henrysheldonmuseum.org/ Records of the Russel Post, Grand Army of the Republic, 1884-1922 Constitution, bylaws, minutes, proceedings, financial records, reports to the national organization, and other records. One box (1 linear foot). Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2016 VT VT1-2
089   William P. Russell Middlebury Addison Henry Sheldon Museum Stewart-Swift Research Center, One Park Street, Middlebury, Vermont 05753; phone 802-388-2117; website http://henrysheldonmuseum.org/ Personal War Sketches: Grand Army of the Republic.  Call No. Range 3K2 Personal War Sketches, 1894.  One book titled "Personal War Sketches: Grand Army of the Republic." Presented to the William P. Russel Post No. 89 Middlebury, Department of Vermont by John W. Stewart 1894. A stack of blank forms sent to GAR members is in a folder with this book. These forms were sent out and returned, and the information provided was hand written into this book. 36 members returned information. Military information and personal information, such as who their friends were during their time in service, are listed. One example is Thomas Wells. His entry states his regiment was at Ford's Theatre when President Lincoln was assassinated. The entries also contain some genealogy information, such as birthplace and date, and where they enlisted. Original bound volume. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2016 VT VT1-2
090   COL W. H. Greenwood Putney Windham               VT VT1-2
091   Aaron Keeler Hyde Park Lamoille               VT VT1-2
092   GEN Israel B. Richardson Fairfax Franklin University of Vermont Special Collections, Bailey/Howe Library, 538 Main Street, Burlington VT, 05405-0036; phone 802-656-2138; email uvmsc@uvm.edu; website http://library.uvm.edu/sc/ Vermont Large Bound Manuscripts, mss.270 GEN I. B. Richardson Post No.92 Fairfax, VT Minutes, 25 Mar. 1892 to May 1908. Original bound volume (oversize) Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Apr-2016 VT VT1-2
093   Orville Bixby South Royalton Windsor               VT VT1-2, DE1
094   William H. Boynton Northfield Washington               VT VT1-2
095   Charles Haile Montgomery Franklin               VT VT1-2
096   U. S. Grant West Randolph Orange               VT VT1-2
097   Henry E. Giddings Felchville Windsor               VT VT1-2
098   Henry F. Freeman Brookfield Orange               VT VT1-2, DE1
099   George G. Meade Barton Landing Orleans               VT VT1-2
100   Henry Carpenter Waterville Lamoille               VT VT1-2
101   W. E. Martin Plainfield Washington               VT VT1-2, DE1
102   Pixley Enosburgh Falls Franklin               VT VT1-2
103   Charles P. Clark West Halifax Windham               VT VT1-2, DE1
104   Isaac Blake Morgan Center / West Charleston Orleans               VT VT1-2, DE1
106   Orrin Farnsworth Lyndonville Caledonia               VT VT1-2
107   George S. Gale Bridport Addison               VT VT1-2
108   A. E. Leavenworth Castleton Rutland               VT VT1-2
109   H. O. Gillett Whitingham / Jacksonville Windham               VT VT1-2, DE1
110   Walter C. Dunton Bristol Addison               VT VT1-2
111   GEN H. H. Baxter Gaysville Windsor               VT VT1-2
112 042 Sixth Corps Bennington Bennington               VT DE1
113   William W. Wells Williamstown Orange               VT VT1-2, DE1
114   George H. Phelps Albany Orleans               VT VT1-2
115   Stephen F. Spaulding Derby Line Orleans               VT VT1-2
116   Arza P. Noyes Chittenden Rutland               VT VT1-2
Sources (for Post name, number, and location data only):
VT1 = George G. Kane, Chicopee, MA, 2000
VT2 = Jack Anderson, Woodstock, VT, 2000
JH1 = Jeff Henningfield, SUVCW Gov Isaac Stevens Camp-at-Large #1; GAR Post Project Chair, 2000
DE1 = Dean A. Enderlin, SUVCW National GAR Records Officer, 2016
SUVCW Home
SUVCW - GAR Records Program Page