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Age: 22, credited to Guilford, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/23/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. F, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pow 6/20/64, Andersonville, prld 4/28/65, pr CPL, m/o 5/23/65
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Birth: 04/20/1842, Burlington, VT
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 230826679
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/2/1876
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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Thomas Flinn died at the home of Kate J. Hildreth, 82 North Champlain Street last evening at 8 o'clock. He was 80 years old. Mr. Flinn was a soldier of the Civil War, a corporal in Company F of the 4th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He enlisted in 1862 and was honorable discharged May 23, 1865. He was in many important engagements and June 23, 1864, was taken prisoner at Welden Railroad, VA. serving eleven months at Andersonville Prison.
He is survived by a nephew, Dr. William Spear, a brother-in-law Horace Spear and two nieces, all of whom live in Portland, Maine.
The funeral will be held at St. Mary's Cathedral, the date to be announced later.
MILITARY RECORD: FLINN, Thomas, Residence, Guilford; Enlisted 23 August 1861 in the 4TH. Regiment, Vermont Infantry; mustered in 21 September 1861, assigned to Company F, rank of private. Reenlisted 15 December 1863; promoted corporal; taken prisoner 20 June 1864; paroled 28 April 1865; transferred to Company A 25 February 1865; mustered out 23 May 1865.
NOTE, Burial was in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT.
SOURCES: Burlington Free Press, February 1, 1922, p. 8.
Revised Roster, p. 127.
Contributed by: Ken St. Germaine.