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Johnson, Eber

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Bolton, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. K, 5th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, dsrtd 12/28/64, rtnd 2/28/65, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, dis/wds, 7/7/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/02/1837, Saint Denis, PQ, Canada
Death: 03/22/1909

Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: section 2 row row 6 plot #231
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 17351795

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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: See John R. Fisher's site for additional details on this soldier

DESCENDANTS

Grandfather of Elaine Johnson Aldrich, Tonasket, WA

Grandfather of Leala Pat Johnson, Lancaster, CA

Grandfather of Iona Johnson Kirouac, Hesperia, CA

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BURIAL:

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Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Eber Johnson, aged 76, died Monday afternoon at his home on Hyde Street, after a long illness. He is survived by several children.

Mr. Johnson was a veteran of the Civil War, and a member of Stannard Post, G.A.R. He enlisted at Bolton Aug. 26, 1861, and re-enlisted on the 15th of December, 1863. He was discharged July 7, 1865, because of wounds, which resulted in the loss of an arm received while serving in Co. K, the Fifth Vermont.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, March 25, 1909
Courtesy of Deanna French

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