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Jenkins, Benjamin F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 17, credited to Burke, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 10/22/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. E, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1845, Burke, VT
Death: 07/05/1904

Burial: Woodmont Cemetery, Burke, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 33114240

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/17/1886; widow Sarah A., 8/16/1904, VT
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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Woodmont Cemetery, Burke, VT

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Obituary

East Burke Man Commits Suicide.
Benjamin Jenkins of East Burke committed suicide Tuesday morning. July 5, by cutting his throat fro ear to ear. Mr. Jenkins was about 60 years old and it is thought he was mentally unbalanced.

Source: Middlebury Record, 14 Jul 1904
Transcribed by Deanna French