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Dickey, John H.
Age: 27, credited to Bridgewater, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/11/62, m/i 9/30/62, Pvt, Co. H, 4th VT INF, pow 9/13/64, escaped 4/21/65, tr to Co. E 2/25/65, m/o 5/30/65

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Birth: 1835, Barnard, VT
Death: 07/18/1865

Burial: Baker Hill Cemetery, Bridgewater, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: Committed suicide after learning his wife committed adultery

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Baker Hill Cemetery, Bridgewater, VT

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John Dickey

Lamoille Newsdealer: July 25, 1865

SUICIDE: --- John Dickey, of Bridgewater, hung himself on the 18th ult. He was a returned soldier, who was taken prisoner on September 1864, and made his escape the 24th of last April, when he came home. The cause of the act is reported to have been the unkind treatment of his wife.

Submitted By: Deanna French.



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