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Maxfield, John B. Jr.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Craftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/27/64, m/i 8/27/64, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/31/1843, Craftsbury, VT
Death: 06/21/1916

Burial: New Hampton Cemetery, New Hampton, IA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 167208645

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, appliication date, 1880
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: Died at Iowa Veterans Home, Marshalltown.

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Janet Nolte, Waverly, IA

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BURIAL:

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New Hampton Cemetery, New Hampton, IA

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Obituary

WEST UNION VETERAN DEAD
J. B. MAXFIELD SUCCUMBS FROM BRONCHIAL PNEUMONIA

Bronchial pneumonia caused the death at 4:45 Wednesday afternoon of John B. Maxfield, aged 73, a member of the Soldiers Home from West Union, from where he was admitted March 23 of this year.

He was a native of Vermont, where he was born in Craftsburg (sic), March 31, 1843. August 27, 1864, he enlisted in Company I. First Vermont Cavalry at Craftsburg (sic), and was discharged June 21, 1865, at Burlington.

He was a widower, and leaves one son, H. H. Maxfield of Waterloo. The body will be sent to New Hampton tonight for burial.

Evening Times Republican (Marshalltown, IA), June 22, 1916
Courtesy of Deanna French

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