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Connors, William

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 29, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. K, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 12/7/63, m/i 12/22/63, Pvt, Co. E, 7th VT INF, m/o 3/14/66

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VITALS

Birth: 1833, Boston, MA
Death: 05/07/1895

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 133257813

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home

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Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

William Connor, who was found dead in a room at Seville Hotel, Boston, April 30th, had an honorable war record having served for the entire period of the Civil War with the 7th and 17th Vermont regiments. Connor had for several years been an inmate of the Soldiers' Home at Bennington and only left that institution on furlough the day before his sudden death on Boston. Col. John J. Warden of the Adams House, as Vermont's official representative, being attached to the staff of Governor Woodbury, received telegraphic instructions from Col. R.J. Coffey, of the home at Bennington, to forward the remains to that place at the expense of the state of Vermont. Col. Warden at once made the necessary arrangements and the body was shipped.

Source: West Randolph Herald and News, May 9, 1895
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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