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Chase, Loring Jr.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 31, credited to Peacham, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/21/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VT CAV, reen 12/29/63, WGNR., tr to Co. C, 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65

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VITALS

Birth: 05/05/1829, Newfane, VT
Death: 09/14/1912

Burial: Peacham Corner Cemetery, Peacham, VT
Marker/Plot: 128
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Francis Guber
Findagrave Memorial #: 120978787

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/31/1890, VT; widow Hellen R., 10/22/1912, 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: None

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Holly Taylor, Middletown, CT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Peacham Corner Cemetery, Peacham, VT

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Obituary

PEACHAM
Death of Loring Chase at the Soldiers' Home.

Died Sept. 14 at the Soldiers’ Home at Bennington, where he went in June, Loring Chase, aged about 83 years. He had been in usual health and had just returned to the home from Poughkeepsie, N. Y., where he had been to visit his son, Frank Chase. His death was very sudden and was due to heart failure. Mr. Chase was born at Newfane and much of his boyhood was passed at Winchendon, Mass. He came here from Danville when he was about 21 years old and has always lived in town where he has always been a highly esteemed citizen and much respected by all. His first wife was Miss Hannah Shepherd. Only one child of this marriage is living, Frank Chase of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Besides his present wife, Mrs. Helen Chase, he is survived by one sister. Mr. Chase enlisted in 1861 in Co. D, 1st regiment, Vt. Cavalry and served through the war. The funeral was held Tuesday Sept. 17 at the house, Rev. T.A. Carlson officiating. The G.A.R. attended in a body and had charge of the service at the grave. Seventeen old comrades were present when the body was lowered to its last resting place. Frank Chase of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Mr. And Mrs. Frank Brown, Marshfield and Mrs. Martha Smith of Lancaster, N.H., were present at the funeral.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, September 25, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.