Johnson, James W.
Age: 18, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 7/5/64, m/i 8/22/64, Pvt, Co. K, 17th VT INF, tr to Co. C, 11/26/64, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 02/14/1847, Chester, VT
Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 43541361
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 05/15/1880
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: IL, TN, VA, VT
(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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home
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James W. Johnson, a Civil war veteran, died at the Soldiers' home in Bennington February 14th, his 76th birthday anniversary. He was a native of Chester and enlisted from there at the age of 16.
Source: Orleans County Monitor, 27 Feb 1924