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Persons, Joseph Jr.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/5/63, m/i 12/12/63, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 6/27/65, tr to Co. A, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 05/10/1845, Middlesex, VT
Death: 06/08/1916

Burial: Robinson Cemetery, Calais, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 136366511

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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Robinson Cemetery, Calais, VT

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Obituary

East Calais --- The funeral of Joseph Persons was held at the home of his son, Archie Persons, Sunday at 12:30 p.m., Rev. A. W. Hewitt of Plainfield officiating. Interment was at Robinson cemetery, Calais.

CARD OF THANKS --- We wish to express our appreciation of the many acts of kindness of friends and neighbors during the illness and death of Joseph Persons, and also for the many beautiful flower tributes.

Mr. & Mrs, D. J. Persons & Family
Mr. & Mrs. V. D. Persons & Family
Mr. & Mrs. A. L. Persons & Family

Source: Barre Daily Times, June 14, 1916

South Woodbury --- Alonzo Sumner and L. W. Haskell attended the funeral of their Old Comrade, Joseph Persons. which took place last Sunday at his late home in East Calais.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, June 15, 1916
Courtesy of Deanna French

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