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Hinds, Napoleon Bonaparte

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Eden, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: drafted - enl 7/16/63, m/i 7/16/63, PVT, Co. D, 3rd VT INF, wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/10/64, dis/dsb 2/22/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/26/1836, Eden, VT
Death: 11/22/1919

Burial: Eden Corners Cemetery, Eden, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 61944598

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/10/1865
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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Eden Corners Cemetery, Eden, VT

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Napoleon B. Hinds

NEWS & CITIZEN: DEC. 26, 1919

DEATH OF N.D. HINDS

At three o'clock Saturday morning occurred the death of N.B. Hinds at his home in Eden Mills. He was 81 years, 9 months and 27 days old, a life long resident of the town.

Napoleon B. Hinds was born in Eden Jan. 26, 1838, a son of Abel Smith Hinds and Marie (Harrington) Hinds. He enlisted in Co.E., 3d Vermont Volunteers July 16, 1863, to enter service in the Civil War he lost his right arm in the battle of the Wilderness. May 41864. He was discharged from the service Feb.22, 1865.

December 23, 1866, he was united in marriage to Emily Diana Stone.Three sons and three daughters are left to mourn his loss, Mrs. Eli Hinds of Lowell, Mrs. E.E. Ruggles, snd Mrs.E.A. Ruggles of St. Johnsbury, E.A. Hinds of Eden Mills, and Bert Hinds of Lyndonville, and one brother, Geo. K. Hinds of Eden Mills; also, 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The funeral services took place at the church in Eden Mills, at one o'clock, with burial at the Eden Corners Cemetery.

Seven soldiers were in attendance holding the G.A. R. service at the grave of which Commander W. H. Emery took charge. Other soldiers present being, F.H. Raymore, Darius Gray, Mitchelle Wescombe, Porter Butts, J.T. Stevens, James Kneeland. Mr. Hinds has been a member of the Aaron Keeler Post for many years.Those from out of town to attend the funeral were, Mrs. A.E. Ruggles of St. Johnsbury, , B.A. Hinds if Lyndonville, Mr. & Mrs. Eli Hinds, Mrs. L.M. Tillotson, Mr.&. Mrs.Guy Kinsley, Mrs. Chillis Kinsley, Mrs. J.W. Burgess, G.M. Stinehour, Geo Curtis of Lowell.

Rev. F.L. Stacy officiated with Geo. E. Curtis in charge. The church was greatly decorated with flags and plants in memory of Mr. Hinds, who leaves a large circle of friends to mourn his loss of a good citizen and a man of noble traits who has passed to the Great Beyond.

Submitted by: Deanna French.