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Fisher, Henry Paterson

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Waltham, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 12/21/63, m/i 12/31/63, Pvt, Co. B, 5th VT INF, tr to VRC 7/20/64, m/o 9/15/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/30/1848, Waltham, VT
Death: 11/12/1916

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: 28
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42143448

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT

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Obituary

Death of Deputy Henry P. Fisher
Civil War Veteran -- Long Time citizen of Vergennes.

Vergennes, Nov. 12. -- Henry P. Fisher died at his home this afternoon as the result of a shock received last March. Henry Paterson Fisher, son of George Fisher and Martha Stedman, was born in Waltham, September 30, 1848. In 1863 at the age of 15 years he enlisted in Company B, Fifth Regiment of Vermont Volunteers, and served until the end of the war. October 14, 1870, he married Ella Warner of Ferrisburg and has since resided in Vergennes.

For many years the deceased was engaged in the lumber business in this section. He represented the city of Vergennes in the Legislature of 1890-1891 and had held various other city offices. For the last thirty years he had been engaged in duties incident to the office of deputy sheriff.at the time of his death he was the oldest deputy in Addison county. He was a member of Dorchester Lodge, A. F. & A.M.

The deceased's surviving family consists of the widow and eight children, Ashton H. of Saratoga, Ruth B., of New York, Grace P. of Vergennes, Mrs.Helen smith of Blairstown, N.J., Mrs. Gertrude Thomas of Springfield, Mrs. Henrietta Field of Ferrisburg, Benjamin W. of Newark, N.J., and Anna R. of Vergennes. The funeral services will be held at the late home at two o'clock Tuesday afternoon.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, 16 Nov 1916
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux

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