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Fisher, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Dorset, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/3/63, m/i 12/17/63, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 7/16/65, tr to Co. D, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1845, Dorset, VT
Death: 09/24/1917

Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau

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

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


DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, VT

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Obituary

DEATH OF JOHN FISHER

Dorset Man, 72, Was a Veteran of the Civil War.

Dorset, Sept. 24. John Fisher, 72, died at his home here this afternoon after a short illness with diabetes and complications. He was a veteran of the Civil war and at the time of his death was a school commissioner and justice of the peace.

Mr. Fisher leaves a wife and four daughters. The funeral will be held at the church at Dorset Wednesday afternon at 2:30 o'clock.

Source: Bennington Banner, Sep. 26, 1917

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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