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Naylon, Michael


Age: 18, credited to Orwell, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 9/19/64, m/i 9/19/64, Pvt, Co. C, 10th VT INF, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, dis/wds, 5/16/65

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Birth: 1846, Ireland
Death: 02/08/1918

Burial: St. Alphonsus Cemetery, Pittsford, VT
Marker/Plot: 92
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 136326446


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: 10th Vt. History off-site


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Michael Naylon died at his home on Granger street at 11:10 o'clock last night after a long period of illness. He was born 71 years ago in Ireland. Practically all his life had been spent in this city. He was a wood worker employed in the plant of the Howe Scale company. Mr.Naylon, who was a Civil war veteran, was wounded at the Battle of Cedar Creek.

He was a member of company C, 10th Vermont regiment. He was a member of Roberts post, G.A.R.

He is survived by seven children, J. F.Naylon, Mary F. Naylon and Kate Naylon of Newark, N. J., F. P. Naylon of East Orange ,N, J., H. E. Naylon of Camp Dodge, Ia., and Alice and Julia Naylon of this city. He also leaves two brothers, and two sisters in Detroit, Mich.

The funeral of Michael Naylon, who died late Friday evening at his home on Granger street, will be held at 9 o'clock this morning in the chapel at Mt. St. Joseph's convent. The body will be placed in the vault at Calvary cemetery.

A ritual service conducted by Roberts post, Grand Army of the Republic, was held for Michael Naylon at his late home on Granger street yesterday afternoon. The services was in charge of Commander Charles H. Granger and Chaplain Willard H. Mitchell. Joseph C. Cox sounded taps.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, 2/9/1918, 2/12/1918. Contributed by Joan Humphreys Bixby.

Please Note: Revised Roster and the 1865 Adjutant General's Report erroneously list this soldier as Naylor. He is listed as both Naylor and Naylon in the National Archives records, and listed correctly as Naylon in the list of casualties in Haynes' History of the 10th Vermont, however, G. G. Benedict, in his "Vermont in the Civil War," incorrectly lists him as Michael Naylor. - webmaster