Age: 28, credited to Montgomery, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/11/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. G, 13th VT INF, pr CPL 5/29/63, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, m/o 7/21/63
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Birth: 03/19/1833, Richford, VT
Burial: Village Cemetery, Montgomery, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 34307659
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site
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Village Cemetery, Montgomery, VT
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MONTGOMERY, -- We chronicle with pain the death of John Combs, who died on Thursday, February 17th, in his 70th year, after a painful illness of about three months duration. John Combs was born in Richford, March 19, 1833. He was married to Sophronia Wellman, of Three Rivers, Mass., July 4, 1856.
Mr. Combs was a volunteer of the war of the Rebellion, was wounded at Gettysburg July 3, 1863, and was honorably discharged July 23, 1863, Eight children were born, three having died, Seth, in November 21, 1858, Mary, in 1863, and Cora S., Oct 23, 1890. Mr. Combs leaves to mourn, his wife, and five children; John H. Combs of South Richford, Minnie Combs Fogerty of Worcester, Mass. Emerson W. Combs of Montgomery, Lillian Combs Cummings of Montgomery, and Ernest Combs of Montgomery.
In the death of Mr. Combs the home loses a kind and loving husband and father, the town a valued citizen. The funeral will be held from his late home Thursday, Feb. 19.
Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Feb. 19, 1903
Courtesy of Deanna French