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Piper, Ward G.


Age: 19, credited to Underhill, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/11/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. G, 13th VT INF, FFR 2/5/63, m/o 7/21/63 [College: UVM 66]

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Birth: 12/18/1842, Weathersfield, VT
Death: 10/19/1905

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 70151513


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: 13th VT INF, off-site
College?: UVM 66
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Ward G. Piper

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, Oct. 20, 1905:

Ward G. Piper of West Rutland, died suddenly at 2 o'clock yesterday morning of gastric ulcer of the stomach. Mr. Piper was 62 years old, and was a veteran of the civil war, having enlisted on September 20, 1862. He was 19 years old when he enlisted, and he served until the close of the war with Company G, 13th Vermont infantry. He was an ardent Grand Army man, and was an enthusiastic attendant of the meetings of Roberts post, No. 14, of which he was a member. He was also a member of Hiram lodge, F. and A.M., No. 101, of West Rutland. Mr. Piper had enjoyed good health until about a week ago. He is survived by a widow and two sons, William and Charles of West Rutland, and one daughter, Miss Sarah Piper of Ralston, Mass. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Roberts post will have charge of the service at the house and Hiram lodge of Masons will conduct the service at the grave. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery.

Contributed by Jennifer Snoots

13th Vermont Regimental History

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