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BORN January 7, 1839 in Windhall, Vermont PARENTS Lindsey Daggett and Sarah Hudson, both born in New Hampshire MARRIED Delia Ellison (1842-1914) on February 22, 1866 in Bellows Falls, Vermont CHILDREN Herbert E. Daggett (1867-1879)
Minnie M. Daggett (1868-1881)
Jennie Daggett (1878-1960)
Carrie E. Daggett (1880-1955)
DIED April 23, 1923 in Gageville, Vermont BURIED Saxtons River Cemetery, Saxtons River, Vermont COMMENTS The 1880 federal census lists Samuel Daggett's residence as Westminster, Vermont. The 1900 census records the same place, and his occupation as stone mason.
RESIDENCE Rockingham, Vermont ENLISTED August 9, 1862 as a Private MUSTERED September 1, 1862 UNIT Company G, 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery TRANSFERRED June 24, 1865, from Company G to Company D
July 10, 1865, from Company D to Company B
PROMOTED Promoted Corporal on November 27, 1863
Promoted Sergeant on December 4, 1864
Promoted 2nd Lieutenant on May 13, 1865 (as of Company G)
Promoted 2nd Lieutenant on June 24, 1865 (as of Company D)
Promoted 1st Lieutenant on July 10, 1865 (as of Company B)
DISCHARGED Mustered out on August 25, 1865 COMMENTS
|Excerpts from the Official Records|
HDQRS. SECOND BRIGADE, SECOND DIVISION, SIXTH CORPS, Camp near Burkeville, Va., April 16, 1865
Bvt. Colonel CHARLES MUNDER,
I have the honor to recommend that a medal be awarded to each of the following named enlisted men: ...Color-Sergts. Samuel L. Daggett and Patrick Byrne, Eleventh Vermont Volunteers, for gallant and conspicuous conduct in planting the colors upon the enemy's works and bearing them to the front the entire day [Petersburg, April 2, 1865].
I remain, colonel, respectfully, your obedient servant,
Source: The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, series 1, volume 46, part 1 (Appomattox Campaign): 972-973.