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Cloyes, Gideon Howe

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Salisbury, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 12th VT INF, 2nd VT LARTY
Service: enl 5/18/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. K, 2nd VT INF, dis/dsb 8/17/61; enl, cred. to Whiting, 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. G, 12th VT INF, dis/dsb 7/31/63; enl 8/23/64, m/i 8/23/64, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 7/31/65

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VITALS

Birth: 11/01/1844, Salisbury, VT
Death: 08/28/1925

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 95914979

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/4/1890, MA; widow Emma Frances, 9/16/1925, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

Gideon Howe Cloyes died suddenly at his home Friday morning Aug. 28. He had been confined to a chair for the past three years. He was not able to walk, and was obliged to have a nurse in constant attendance. Mr. Cloyes was born in Salisbury, Nov. 1st, 1844, and was the last of the Cloyes family. He was a civil war veteran. He is survived by his wife, Emma (Teague) Cloyes, and three sons, William of Chicago, Gideon, of East Falls Church, Va., and Guy, Nebraska. The funeral was helt at his late home Sunday at 2:30. The burial was in Pine Hill cemetery, Brandon. The bearers were John and Frank Thomas, of Texas, Geo. Galvin, Fred Ellis, Geo. DeVoid and Ed. Whitney. The Rev. Mr. Hannum officiated.

The flag was at half mast and a wreath was placed on the G.A.R. monument in respect of Mr. Cloyes.

Source: Brandon Union, September 4, 1925
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.