Vincent Belot was a resident of Mansfield on August 10, 1864 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. G of the 1st Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Cavalry. He was captured March 15, 1865 in Ashland, Virginia, paroled March 26, 1865 and mustered out August 2, 1865. Regimental records state he was included among those men that were substitutes or drafted.
He has not been located in the 1860 U.S. census or in later censuses. According to the Civil War Pension Index, his wife was named Josephine and she filed a pension application from Massachusetts. No death record in Massachusetts has been found for Vincent.
On December 3, 1890, Josephine Belot applied for a widow’s pension, application No. 490,001 that was granted under Certificate No. 370,415.
Vincent Belot died before December 3, 1890 and his burial place is not known.