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Deso, Alvah Edward

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Georgia, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/14/64, m/i 9/14/64, Pvt, Co. M, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/22/1845, Fairfax, VT
Death: 05/07/1920

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Swanton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 15028193

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/22/1891, VT; widow Malina, 5/21/1920
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

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Suzanne Austin, Rochester, NY

2nd Great Grandfather of Richard Deso, Spring Hill, FL

2nd Great Grandfather of Jason Deso, Spring Hill, FL

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BURIAL:

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St. Marys Cemetery, Swanton, VT

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Obituary

OLD SOLDIER LAID TO REST

E.A. Deso, Civil War Veteran, Dies Friday After Long Illness.

E.A. Deso, 74 years old, died at his home on Pine street Friday morning, May 7 after a long illness.

He was a Civil War veteran, enlisting at the age of 18. Though born in Fairfax, Mr. Deso lived most of his life in Swanton, coming about 40 years ago. He was engaged in the meat business here for 20 years.

The deceased is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. H.W. Smith of Coteau Junction, Que., and two sons, Bert, of Albany, N.Y., and Eugene, of Ware, Mass.

Funeral services were held Monday at the Church of the Nativity with burial in St. Mary's cemetery.

Source: Swanton Courier, May 13, 1920
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.