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Diamond, James

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Moretown, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. D, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Bull Run, 7/21/61, 12/13/62, m/o 6/29/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1842, Lowell, VT
Death: 09/24/1917

Burial: Branch View Cemetery, Royalton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/26/1880; widow Emma M., 10/3/1917, 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: 1890 - Living in Tunbridge, VT

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BURIAL:

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Branch View Cemetery, Royalton, VT

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Obituary

CAVENDISH

James Diamond, aged 82, and a veteran of the Civil war died at his home in Whitinsville Monday forenoon of Bright's disease. He served three years in Co. D, 2d Vermont Infantry and was twice wounded. He leaves a widow 55 years of age. After prayer at the house the remains were taken to South Royalton for the funeral and burial Wednesday, Rev. O. N. Bean of this village officiating.

Source: Vermont Journal, October 5, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.