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Perry, Hiram Riley

Age: 20, credited to Hancock, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. E, 14th VT INF, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, m/o 7/30/63

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Birth: 01/28/1842, Hancock, VT
Death: 01/26/1915

Burial: New Village Cemetery, Hancock, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Welch Collection
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: Son-in-law of Ambrose Tart, Co. B, 9th VT INF

Great Grandfather of Sandra Stockwell, Tallahassee, FL

Great Grandfather of Scott Perry, Montgomery, VT

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PERRY, Hiram Riley, Hancock. Farmer. Born Hancock, Jan. 28, 1842; son of Bela Ransom and Achsah (Eaton) Perry. Educated in the public schools. In 1876 married Lucy Jane Small of Hartland; they have five children, Floyd Hiram, Ethel Mary, Eugene Harvey, LLewellyn Earl, and Hugh Henry. Enlisted Sept. 3, 1862, in Co. E, 14th Regiment Vermont Volunteer Infantry, for nine months; took part in the battle of Gettysburg, wounded July 3; discharged July 30, 1863, at Brattleboro. A Republican; represented Hancock in the Legislature 1880; has served as selectman, school director, lister, and road commissioner for several years.

Source: Prentiss C. Dodge, editor, "Encyclopedia Vermont Biography," Burlington, Vt.: Ullery Publishing Co., 1912, p. 288.