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Pinney, Samuel L.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Plymouth, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 9/27/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. C, 6th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/6/64, m/o 10/31/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1837, Pittsfield, VT
Death: 09/29/1910

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 120770302

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/12/1872
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

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Obituary

LUDLOW

The funeral of Samuel L. Pinney, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Briggs, at Bridgewater Corners Friday, was held at Tyson church Sunday afternoon with Rev. W. J. Ballou officiating. Mr. Pinney was a Civil war veteran, enlisting from Plymouth Sept. 27, 1863, in company C, 6th Vermont regiment. He was wounded in the Battle of the Wilderness May 6, 1864; discharged October 31, 1864. He married Jane Crosby, who died some years ago. He was a farmer by occupation and lived in Tyson many years. He is survived by one daughter. Mr. Pinney was a member of O. O. Howard Post, G.A.R., who were in charge of the burial service at the cemetery here. He was 74 years of age.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, October 3, 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.