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Guptil, Simon J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 31, credited to Moretown, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT LARTY
Service: enl 8/31/64, m/i 9/2/64, PVT, 3rd VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 6/15/65

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VITALS

Birth: 07/01/1833, Waterbury, VT
Death: 08/11/1916

Burial: Old Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 52824893

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/14/1879
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

DESCENDANTS

Cousin of Mark Guptil, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Old Cemetery, Waterbury Center, VT

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Obituary

Simon J. Guptil of the S. and S. home, died in the hospital of that institution on last Friday, Aug. 11. The remains were shipped to Waterbury, Vt., for burial beside his father and mother. The deceased was about 83 years of age.

Source: The Milford (NE) Review, 17 Aug 1916
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux

"SOLDIERS AND SAILORS HOME - MILFORD.
A branch of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Home was established by an act of the legislature, which took effect April 9, 1895. This home is located near Milford, on the banks of the Blue river, and the site comprises about thirty-five acres. It consists of the sanitarium, park and springs, together with a brick and stone building surrounded by broad piazzas. The home is governed in like manner as the Soldiers' and Sailors' Home at Grand Island."
Compendium of History Reminiscence and Biography6 of Western Nebraska, Chicago, Alden Publishing Company, 1909, p. 99.