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Davis, William

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Woodstock, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. H, 11th VT INF, wdd, 6/6/64, wdd, 6/6/64, 8/21/64, dis/wds, 5/16/65

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VITALS

Birth: 06/15/1843, Woodstock, VT
Death: 06/04/1911

Burial: River Street Cemetery, Woodstock, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 87253639

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

River Street Cemetery, Woodstock, VT

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Obituary

Drops Dead on Street.

William Davis, a life long resident of Woodstock, dropped dead on the street about 8 o'clock Sunday morning. An affection of the liver is believed to have been the cause.

Mr. Davis, who would have been 68 years of age June 15, arose between 5 and 6 o'clock and after a light breakfast went out for a morning walk as has been his custom for years. He called at the hotel to buy some cigars and stopped at the garage for a chat with the men. He then started for home and when about 10 rods from his door dropped to the walk, dead.

Wlliam Davis lived in Woodstock all his life. He always enjoyed good health until a few days ago when he consulted a physician for a slight indispositon. His heart was found to be in good condition but there was a slight derangement of the liver. This is supposed to have become worse and to have resulted in his death.

He leaves a wife and a son, Harry E. Davis of Woodstock.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, 7 Jun 1911.
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux

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