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Piper, Charles H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. F, 5th VT INF, pr CPL, m/o 9/15/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1841, Middlebury, VT
Death: 06/14/1898

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: 68
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40907478

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/30/1869
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

Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Obituary

East Middlebury

Charles Piper died suddenly on Tuesday morning at 1:30 o'clock, aged 57 years. Mr. Piper was a soldier of the war of the Rebellion and had spent most of his life in this town. He had but just returned from a visit to a brother, Luke Piper, in New York state and was taken sick on his way home, at which he arrived at 11 o'clock the night before. His death was thought to be from a shock f paralysis. Funeral services were from the Methodist church on Wednesday at 2 o'clock. Rev. A. L. Christie conducted the services.

Source: Middlebury Register, June 17, 1898.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.