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Palmer, Oscar

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Hinesburg, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, tr to VRC 9/1/63, nfr

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VITALS

Birth: 1832, Hinesburg, VT
Death: 11/15/1920

Burial: Rhode Island Corners Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT
Marker/Plot: 11
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Rhode Island Corner Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT

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Obituary

Oscar Palmer

Oscar Palmer, aged 88 years old, died Monday at the Mary Fletcher hospital. Mr. Palmer was a member of Company G, Second Vermont Infantry in the Civil War, and was the last Civil War veteran in the town of Hinesburg. The body was taken to the undertaking parlors of Reed & Dower, and was taken Tuesday to Hinesburg, where the funeral was held that afternoon at two o'clock, with interment in the Hinesburg cemetery.

Source: Burlington Free Press, Nov. 18, 1920
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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