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Age: 43, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/62, m/i 9/15/62, Pvt, Co. G, 5th VT INF, pr CPL, wdd, Funkstown, 7/10/63, m/o 7/13/65
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Birth: 1818, Unknown
Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/13/1865
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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GUSTAVUS PERKINS DEAD
Was a Veteran of the War and For 20 Years a Merchant Here.
Gustavus Perkins, aged 84 years, died at the home of his son, Rufus J. Perkins, on Pearl street shortly after 6 o'clock last evening, having been gradually declining for about a year. Mr. Perkins was born in East Middlebury Feb. 14, 1817, and lived there during the early years of his life. In 1861 he enlisted in Company G, 9th Vermont volunteers, fore three years. He was discharged two years later, having been wounded in t he battle of Funkstown. He was sent to the hospital here to recruit and subsequently settled here and conducted a grocery store on Church street for 26 years.
He married Elizabeth Moody of Starksboro 52 years ago and she died about ten years since. He is survived by three sons, Frank E. And Rufus J., of this city and Norman E. Of Boston. The funeral will be held from the house tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 o'clock conducted by Rev. J. E. Mead. The burial will be in Lake View cemetery.
Source: Burlington Free Press, December 25, 1901.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.