Bridges, William Jr.
Age: 37, credited to Arlington, VTVITALS
Birth: 1815, St. Albans, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
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William Bridges, formerly of this town, died at the Soldiers Home at Bennington, Jan, 11. He was born at St. Albans in 1815, his father being the judge of probate, and a prominent man in that town.
Mr. Bridges enlisted in the United States Infantry in 1842, serving a year and a half, a part of this service being in the Seminole Indian war in Florida. He served in the Civil War as a private in Co. I, 12th Vermont regiment. He was admitted to the Soldiers Home several years ago and has been confined to his bed during his long stay there. He had a remarkable memory and took great interest in the current news of the day until a few months previous to his death.
He leaves two sons, William W, and Granville F. Bridges, both of this town.
Bellows Falls Times, Jan. 25, 1899
Courtesy of Deanna French.