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Carey, Byron C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Dorset, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 8/31/64, m/i 8/31/64, Pvt, Co. E, 17th VT INF, enl one yr., dis/disab 5/17/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/15/1844, Shaftsbury, VT
Death: 03/15/1920

Burial: Center Shaftsbury Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 17
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Melissa Reynolds
Findagrave Memorial #: 53222188

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Shaftsbury Center Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT

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Obituary

BYRON C. CAREY
RESIDENT OF SHAFTSBURY PASSED AWAY RECENTLY

Byron C. Carey, whose death occurred at his home after an illness of only six days, was a son of Abel G. and Elizabeth (Elwell) Carey. He was born in Shaftsbury on Feb. 37, 1844, and passed nearly all his life in that town.

He was a carpenter by trade, and a veteran of the Civil War, being a private in Co. I, 17th Regiment, Infantry. Mr. Carey was a kind and loving father, and a good neighbor, willing to oblige and help anyone in need. His wife, who was Miss. Dora Bentley, died nearly four years ago.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, March 17, 1920

The funeral of Byron C. Carey was held this afternoon from his late home in Center Shaftsbury. The body was placed in the vault at Park Lawn cemetery, Rev. C. E. Cady, pastor of the Methodist church in South Shaftsbury officiated. Mr. Carey was a well known farmer, and a veteran of the Civil War. He is survived by two daughters, and one son.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, March 18, 1920
Courtesy of Deanna French

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