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Lackey, Amasa

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 43, credited to Braintree, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, 8th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. H, 6th VT INF, m/o 7/28/62; enl 12/10/63, m/i 12/26/63, Pvt, Co. G, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65

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VITALS

Birth: 04/10/1820, Swanton, VT
Death: 04/19/1915

Burial: Lower Branch Cemetery, Braintree, VT
Marker/Plot: 5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 46492889

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: None

DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Grandfather of Wendy Dufresne Harper, Hernando, FL

3rd Great Grandfather of Joie Finley Morris, South Strafford, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Lower Branch Cemetery, Braintree, VT

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Obituary

Springfield Republican, April 21, 1915

AMASA LACKEY DEAD AT 95

Veteran of Civil War Moved to Brattleboro Two Years Ago.

Amasa Lackey, 95 years old, a native of Highgate Springs, Vt., and a veteran of the 8th Vermont regiment in the civil war, died Monday night in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lillian E. Dunham, on the Vernon road, after a brief illness with pneumonia. Mr. Lackey was born April 10,1820, and married at the outbreak of the war Miss Lucy Stone, who died many years ago. Two years ago Mr. Lackey came to Brattleboro to make his home with his daughter. Besides her he leaves one son, Eleasa Lackey of West Fairlee, Vt. The funeral will be held this morning at 9:30 o'clock in the home, Rev. George E. Tomkinson, pastor of the First Baptist church, officiating. The body will be taken to Braintree, Vt., for burial.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.

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