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Hurd, Silas J.


Age: 24, credited to Sandgate, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/24/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, m/o 11/18/64

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Birth: 1839, Sandgate, VT
Death: 04/16/1912

Burial: Pawlet Mountain Road Cemetery, Rupert, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 66905889


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/2/1879; widow Nancy, 7/22/1912, VT, not approved
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


Cousin of Sally Smith, NY

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Pawlet Mountain Road Cemetery, Rupert, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


Silas J. Hurd, formerly of Sandgate, an old soldier of the civil war passed away at his daughters home in Sunderland. Mr. Hurd has been very feeble for quite a few years. The remains were taken to Rupert cemetery.

Source: Bennington Banner, April 25, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.