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David P. Bent letters, 1862.
Bent, David P., 1842-1862.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  Misc 250  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Bent, David P., 1842-1862.
Title : David P. Bent letters, 1862.
Physical Description : 1 folder.
Summary :

Letters from David P. Bent, from Marshfield, Vt., while a soldier in the 4th Vermont Regiment, Co. G.; one to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bent, 1862 April 19, and one to his brother, C. C. Bent, 1962 March 9. There is also a letter from Captain George P. Foster to Samuel Bent informing him of his son's death, 1862 May 28.

Reproduction Note : Photocopies, 1961.
Location of originals : Originals in possession of Mrs. John Welch, Plainfield, Vt.
Biographical or historical data :

David P. Bent was born in 1842 at Marshfield, Vt. On August 30, 1861, he enlisted in the 4th Vermont Regiment, Co. G. He died 9 months later, on May 7, 1862, in Washington, D.C., of dysentery. His body was returned home for burial in the Marshfield Village cemetery.

Personal Subject : Bent, Samuel.
Bent, C. C.
Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 4th 1861-1865. Company G.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Marshfield (Vt.) Archival resources.
Genre/Form : Correspondence.
Added Author : Foster, George P.