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Jones, William B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Vernon, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/23/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. F, 4th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, reen 12/15/63, and 10/19/64, dis/dsb 6/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1842, Wales
Death: 04/14/1901

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 133259344

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: 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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Obituary

William B. Jones, a civil war veteran, died at the soldier's home in Bennington Sunday at the age of about 60. Death was caused by apoplexy. Mr. Jones was a member of Company F, Fourth Vermont regiment, and he and Col. H. E. Taylor of the same company were both wounded May 5, 1864, in the battle of the Wilderness. Mr. Jones was also wounded at Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, 1864. He enlisted in 1861 from Guilford and served throughout the war. He was born in Wales and at the time of his enlistment was employed in one of the Guilford slate quarries. He had been in the soldiers' home three or four years. The burial was in the cemetery connected with the home.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, April 19, 1901.
Courtesy of Gail Lynde.

Obituary

SOLDIER FOUND DEAD.

Bennington, April 16. - Wm. Jones, aged 58 years, was found dead in his room at the Soldiers' Home Sunday morning. Heart disease was the cause of his death. Jones served during the war in Co. F, 2d Vt. Vols., and was admitted to the home from Northfield about eight years ago. He will be buried in the home cemetery. His is death 129 in that institution.

Source: Barre Evening Telegram, April 16, 1901

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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