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Hall, Oliver C.


Age: 18, credited to Danville, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 12/3/63, m/i 1/19/64, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VT CAV, tr to Co. C 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65

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Birth: 06/25/1845, Sheffield, VT
Death: 05/04/1919

Burial: St. Johnsbury Center Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 174
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/15/1890, NE; widow Mary Jennette, 5/27/1920, VT, not approved
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: ME
(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: Graves Registration card courtesy of Vermont Historical Society (VHS).


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St. Johnsbury Center Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Oliver C. Hall, Civil War Veteran and Former Chief of Police.

St. Johnsbury, May 5. - Oliver C. Hall, aged 74, died at St. johnsbury hospital yesterday after a long illness. He was a native of Sheffield and when 21 years of age went to DeKalb, Ill., where he was many years connected with the police force. Later he went to Nebraska and twice represented his town in the legislature. He returned to St. Johnsbury about 12 years ago and was several years chief of police of this village. He was a veteran of the Civil war and vice-commander of Chamberlin post, G.A.R., of this town. He also was a member of the Junior Order of American Mechanics. He had lived on a farm the last few years and leaves a wife and two sons.

Source: Barre Times, May 5, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.