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McKinstry, Wallace A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Hyde Park, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. E, 3rd VT INF, reen 12/21/63, m/o 6/21/64

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VITALS

Birth: 03/23/1836, Hyde Park, VT
Death: 08/09/1913

Burial: Fairmount Cemetery, Wolcott, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 62526033

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/2/1864; widow Julia A., 8/20/1913, VT
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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Fairmount Cemetery, Wolcott, VT

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Wallace A. McKinstrey

 LAMOILLE NEWSDEALER: FEBRUARY 10,1864

VERMONTER KILLED AND WOUNDED
BY NEGLECT

Washington, Feb. 7

At 12 yesterday, a railroad train was thrown into the Potomac at Long Bridge, Washington, by the draw bridge being opened and unperceived by the engineer. L.C. Perkins, Co. H., 2d Vermont, was so wounded that he died after being taken to the hospital; Wallace A. McKinstrey, Co. E, 3d Vermont, leg badly crushed, amputation necessary; J.P. Gage, 3d Vermont, badly bruised internally; Matthew Hopkins, 3d Vermont, shoulder bruised.

Submitted by Deanna French

Obituary

Wallace McKinistry, who was 78 years of age and a veteran of the Civil War, died Saturday at his home here after a lingering illness. He is survived by his wife, eight daughters, Mrs. Nettie Hastings of Milton, Mrs. Eva Rogers of Cabot, Mrs. Ruth Powers of Marshfield, Mrs. Nat Nelson of Greenfield, Mass., Mrs. Frank Phelps of Calais, Mrs. George Bellville of Hardwick, Mrs. Edith Ladeau of Montpelier, and Miss Addie McKinistry of Greensboro, and two sons, Guy and Orio McKinistry of this town.

Source: Morrisville News & Citizen, Aug. 13, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.