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Bridges, William Jr.


Age: 37, credited to Arlington, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. I, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 1815, St. Albans, VT
Death: 01/10/1899

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: 8
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 133264086


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/7/1881, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home


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St. Albans.

William Bridges, who died in the Soldiers' Home at Bennington on Tuesday was a native of this city, being the eldest son of the late William Birdges, for manyyears judge of probate.

Source: The Burlington Free Press, 12 Jan 1899
Transcribed by Deanna French


William Bridges, aged 83 years, late of Company I, 12th Vermont regiment, died at the Vermont Soldiers' Home January 10. He was admitted to the home December, 1889 and was always cared for in the hospital. This death is No. 98.

Source: News and Advertiser, January 17, 1889.

Transcribed by Tom Ledoux