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McLane, Cornelius

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 11/6/63, m/i 11/6/63, Pvt, Co. K, 1st VT CAV, tr to Co. C 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/04/1840, Beartown NY
Death: 10/24/1915

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: 19
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/28/1891, WI; widow Lillie M., 9/21/1916, NY, not approved, minor, 4/13/1916, NY
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: Pension also includes Co E, 16th NY INF. Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home.

DESCENDANTS

Great Granduncle of Barbara Norcross Peckham, Largo, FL

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

The funeral of Cornelius McLane, an aged soldier, who died Saturday at the Soldiers' home, was held at 11 o'clock this morning, Rev. P. L. Dow officiating. Mr. McLane entered the home from Burlington about two years ago. Burial was in the Soldiers' home cemetery.

Source: Bennington Banner, Wed. Oct. 27, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.