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Niles, Jason D.

Age: 23, credited to Charleston, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 4/22/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. D, 3rd VT INF, pr CPL 5/10/64, wdd, Lee's Mill, 4/16/62, 5/10/64, m/o 7/27/64

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Birth: 04/16/1838, Compton, PQ, Canada
Death: 10/04/1916

Burial: West Charleston Cemetery, Charleston, VT
Marker/Plot: SeCT 3
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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

Great Grandfather of Jack Gordon Eastman, Casino, NSW, AU

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West Charleston Cemetery, Charleston, VT

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On Oct. 4, a wave of sadness, not unmixed with gladness, to know that Jason Niles had been called to his Heavenly home, and released from pain. For over a year Mr. Niles had gangrene in his right foot, and most of the time the suffering was intense. But through this time his patience and fortitude have been remarkable, and his cheerfulness unfailing. He has been tenderly cared for by his son, Charles, and wife, and by his daughter, Mrs. Ed. Eastman. His wife who was Anna Royce died five years ago.

Mr. Niles was a Veteran of the Civil War, being in Co. D, 3rd. Vt. regiment. At the battle of Lee's Mills, he lost his right arm near the shoulder. He was born in Canada 77 years ago April.

Mr. Niles was a farmer all his life and lived here many years. To Mr. and Mrs. Niles were born six children, four daughters died while quite young. He was always a great reader and thinker. He was very appreciative of all kindnesses done him, and especially those done him by children, for the children had a large place in his heart.

The funeral was held at the Baptist Church Oct. 6, and burial was in the family lot beside of his wife and children, W. D. Hetherington officiated, and the bearers were, George Dane, G. W. D. Reed, John Dudley, and A. M. Temple. The many beautiful flowers were silent tributes of love for the dead, and sympathy for the living. Besides the son and daughter, there is a grandson, Dale Eastman. Miss Frances Goodale was home from Stansted for the funeral. Other relatives from out of town attending were Eugene Royce of Boston and a cousin of Mr. Niles from Beebe.

Orleans County Monitor, Oct. 18, 1916

Courtesy of Deanna French.