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Gleason, William Halsey

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. K, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1836, Hebron, NY
Death: 06/09/1915

Burial: Factory Point Cemetery, Manchester, VT
Marker/Plot: 13
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 52853050

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/27/1889, OH
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: His death certificate confirms he died in hospital in Rutland. His obituary also claims service in Fremont's regiment; this has yet to be confirmed.

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Factory Point Cemetery, Manchester, VT

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Obituary

Rutland Briefs

The body of William H. Gleason was sent on the 11 o'clock train yesterday morning to Manchester for burial. Mr. Gleason was born May 28, 1836, at Hebron, N.Y., and died Wednesday at the Rutland hospital. He was a veteran of the Civil war, having been a member of company K, 12th Vermont volunteers. A delegation of veterans consisting of L. B. Webster, W. H. Mitchell, John Stevenson, E. M. Knox, E. W. Bishop, E. H. Wood, and C. H. Granger acted as an escort to the station.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, 12 Jun 1915
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux