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Lewis, William F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Shoreham, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/12/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. K, 1st VT CAV, BGLR, pr CPL 5/1/64, m/o 11/18/64

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VITALS

Birth: 12/23/1843, Shoreham, VT
Death: 12/07/1906

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: 112
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71922746

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Annie Weed, 10/9/1916, minor, 3/3/1908, VT, not approved
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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Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

LARGELY ATTENDED FUNERAL
William F. Lewis Buried From Masonic Temple at Rutland.

Rutland, Dec. 11. - The funeral of William F. Lewis, former grand commander of the Grand Commandery of Vermont, held here today was one of the largest in the history of Rutland Masonic circles. The obsequies were held at Masonic Temple and were attended by grand lodge of Masons from various parts of the state. Killington commandery, No. 6, Knights Templar of this city conducted the services. Rev. Joseph Reynolds, rector of Trinity church of which Mr. Lewis was formerly a member, pronouncing the eulogy.

The funeral party went by special car to Brandon this afternoon for burial of the body. St Paul lodge, F. and A. M., met the party at the depot and acted as an escort to the commandery to the grave.

Source: Barre Daily Times, December 11,1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.