This gravestone is located at the River Street Cemetery in Woodstock, Vermont.
Who is buried at this gravestone?
When did he die?
How old was he?
When was he born?
What other information does the gravestone tell you?
Look up the 54th Massachusetts in Google. What was it?
Do you think this soldier died in battle? Why or Why not?
Go to (Vermont’s Civil War Soldiers system).
Click on “Search for a Soldier”
Enter Hart, George.
When did he muster in and out of the war?
Now that you know EXACTLY when he was in the war, go to (the National Park Service’s Soldiers and Sailors system) to read about the battles he was involved in. Click on the battles of Oulestee and Honey Hill.
Where did George Hart fight during the Civil War?
What questions do you have about George Hart and where might you learn more about him?
Who was his family? What happened to him after the war?
Why did he fight?