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Hewitt, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 11/27/63, m/i 12/12/63, Pvt, Co. B, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 7/15/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1838, Ireland
Death: 01/20/1891

Burial: South Street Cemetery, Proctor, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 60102722

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

South Street Cemetery, Proctor, VT

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Medical Record

Pending

Joseph K. Barnes, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65), Part 1, Volume 2 (Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1870), p. 44.

Obituary

Proctor - John Hewitt, who has been a resident of this place for over 20 years, died this morning after an illness of some weeks' duration. Mr. Hewitt, whose wife died some three or four years ago, leaves eight children, four under age. He has been, during all the years of his residence here, a hard working and industrious man, having been steadily employed in the marble works here. He was a brother to the Mr. Hewitt who died in Rutland the other day and who was one of the veteran workmen in the Howe Scale company's establishment.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 4, 1927:

Joseph Landers, 86, Civil war veteran, died yesterday morning at 5 o'clock at the home of his sister, Mrs. Lucy Hart, 134 Woodstock avenue, after a short illness of bronchial pneumonia.

Mr. Landers was born in Burlington February 24, 1841. He served in Company D, 10th Vermont regiment. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Hart, and one brother, Napoleon Landers of this city.

The funeral will be held at the house Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock with burial in Evergreen Cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, Jan. 21, 1891:

Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.

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