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Hill, John Henry


Age: 23, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/23/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, pow 5/24/62, prld 9/13/62, wdd, 5/30/63, 7/3/63, Gettysburg, PA, m/o 11/4/64

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Birth: 07/04/1839, Bennington, VT
Death: 01/20/1923

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/13/1866
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: None


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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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John H. Hill

Bennington Banner

January 22, 1923


Veteran Who Served in First Vt. Cavalry Died Saturday

John H. Hill who died at the Soldiers' Home last Saturday age some where around 85, was an original member of Co. G First Vt. Cavalry, having entered therein from Shaftsbury Sept. 23, 1861; was taken prisoner May 24, 1862, and paroled September 13, was wounded May 30, 1863 and July 3, 1863; was mustered out Nov. 4, 1864. He had lived most of his life in Bennington and vicinity, and was a member of Chester Post, G.A.R. He came to the Home Aug. 8, 1921, aside from a severe lameness, enjoyed good health until recently.

Funeral services were held at the residence of his niece, Mrs. Walter Hilchey, this afternoon, and the body was placed in the vault.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.