Currier, John Wesley
Age: 27, credited to Pomfret, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/6/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. B, 4th VT INF, wdd, 5/4/63, m/o 9/30/64
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Birth: 1835, Pomfret, VT
Burial: Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 95804487
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/24/1888, Dakota Terr.; widow Hannah M., 3/8/1915, NH, not approved
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT
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North Troy, Oct. 30 – John W. Currier, a prominent Democrat, and one of the best known men of the state, died on Friday at the age of 70 years after an illness of four days
He leaves a wife, and adopted son, Private Charles D. Currier, now with the United States army in the Philippines and an adopted daughter
Mr. Currier invented several farm implements, among which is the Currier sap spout. He held many town offices and represented his town in the legislature three terms. He had also been Democratic candidate for Congress and lieutenant-governor. Every national convention since 1872 he attended either as delegate or alternate. Under Cleveland's first administration he was United States marshall
He was with the Union troops all through the Civil War, and was a member of Bailey post of this place.
Source: Argus & Patriot, November 1, 1905
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.