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Mudgett, John H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Johnson, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. E, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: 03/21/1840, Westford, VT
Death: 12/13/1893

Burial: Lamoille View Cemetery, Johnson, VT
Marker/Plot: 195
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 42720491

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/4/1875
Portrait?: 13th VT INF, off-site
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

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Tombstone

Lamoille View Cemetery, Johnson, VT

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Obituary

A fire in Morrisville, on the 13th inst., destroyed the Vermont Hotel and most of the furniture. Hercules Mudgett, who discovered the fire, and when last seen at work removing furniture, was overcome by the smoke or flames and perished, his body being found the next day. He was 53 years, served in Co. E., 13th Vermont Reg't, and leaves two children.

Source:

Orleans County Monitor, Dec. 18, 1893

Morrisville, Dec. 14--At 10 o'clock in the morning the gang of men, who had been working for several hours in the ruins of Yesterday's Vermont House Fire, found the remains of the unfortunate Hercules Mudgett, who was suffocated in the upper rooms while attempting to get out goods. He was first to discover the fire, being at work on a job carpentering in a room near the office. He, with others, went to the upper part of the house, and at the time, in the midst of the confusion, it was not noticed that he did not appear. Mr. Mudgett was 53 years old, and leaves two children. He served during the Civil War in Co. E., 13th Vermont Regiment.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Dec. 21, 1893
Courtesy of Deanna French

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