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Hodges, William H. H.

Age: 20, credited to Enosburgh, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 8/20/62, m/i 9/15/62, Pvt, Co. C, 5th VT INF, tr to VRC 6/15/64, m/o 7/17/65

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Birth: 03/09/1842, Bakersfield, VT
Death: 07/16/1916

Burial: North Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 66076913
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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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Funeral services were held for W. H. H. Hodges, who died July 15th, were held at the Congíl Church, No, Hyde Park, July 8th, Rev. We. E. Baker, of Morrisville officiating. There was a large attendance of friends and neighbors, as well as Masonís and G. A. R. Comrades. The bearers were his comrades of Aaron Keeler Post were: Wm. H. Emery, F. H. Raymore, J. T. Stevens and, L. P. Butts E. R. Lilley was the funeral director. The services at the cemetery were conducted by Norris Lodge, F. & A. M. of which deceased was a member. Among those at the funeral were 16 Veterans of the Civil War.

Mr H. H. Hodges was born in Bakersfield, March 9, 1842, where he spent his younger days. After leaving school he learned the painter's trade, which he followed for several years in Franklin Co.

August 20, 1862, at Enosburg, he enlisted in Co. C., 5th Vt. Vol. Inf., and served until the close of the war. At West Berkshire June 20, 1867, he married Mary J. McManiman. In 8882 he moved to Eden, where he bought a farm, which business he followed for the next 19 years, five years of which, however, he carried on the Mt. Norris Hotel at Eden Mills. About fifteen years ago he moved to N. Hyde Park, where he has since resided.

He was a charter member off Aaron Keeler Post G. A. R., a past commander, and at the time of his death was Junior Vice commander. He is survived by his wife, one son and three daughters; William Harland Hodges, No. Hyde Park, Mrs, Hattie Atwell, Eden, Mrs. Mattie B. Miller, Johnson, and Mrs. Libbie Blanchard, Lowell He was a loving father, a kind neighbor, upright in business deals, and had the respect of all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance. The bereaved family have the sympathy of all in their great affliction.

Morrisville News and Citizen, July 26, 1916
Courtesy of Deanna French