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Mead, Walcott Albert

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Shoreham, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. D, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63

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VITALS

Birth: 08/31/1835, Shoreham, VT
Death: 10/06/1914

Burial: Lake View Cemetery, Shoreham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/16/1889, VT; widow Mary A., 11/13/1914
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

2nd Great Grandfather of Leslie P. Keniston, Richmond, VA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Lake View Cemetery, Shoreham, VT

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Obituary

Walcott A. Mead

Died at his home in Hartford, Vt., Oct. 5, 1914, Walcott A. Mead of Company D, 14th Vermont Volunteers.

Comrade Mead was a native of Shoreham, Addison county, and enlisted from there in the 2nd or Stannard's Brigade of Vermont Volunteers in the civil war. He was in the battle of Gettysburg and in the notable charge of that Brigade on Pickett's flank on July 3, 1863.

For many years he was a faithful comrade of the Department of Vermont G.A.R., and served the order in many official capacities, and George C. Randall Post, No. 82, of Woodstock, offers this tribute to his memory, looking forward to the time when we shall join him in the grand army of Immortals.

J. O. Wright, for the comrades.

Source: Vermont Standard, October 15, 1914

Mr. Walcott Mead of Hartford, Vermont, an old resident of Shoreham, who was killed by a horse at his home last week, was brought here and buried at Lake View cemetery on Thursday. There was a Masonic service at the grave.

Source: Orwell Citizen, October 15, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.