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Gookins, John M.


Age: 21, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 7/19/64, m/i 7/19/64, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, d/dis 10/29/64

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Birth: 1844, Rupert, VT
Death: 10/29/1864

Burial: Rupert Street Cemetery, Rupert, VT
Marker/Plot: 3
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 66065635


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Delight L., 11/15/1889, VT, not approved
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.


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Rupert Street Cemetery, Rupert, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


The funeral of John M. Gookins, who died in one of the Governmental Hospital in Virginia, and whose remains wwere sent home for interment, occurred recently in Rupert, and was well attended by the friends of the deceased.

Source: Manchester Journal, Dec. 6, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.