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Potter, Hiram B.


Age: 37, credited to Monkton, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. F, 5th VT INF, m/o 1/6/62

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Birth: 1824, Monkton, VT
Death: 09/14/1901

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: 5
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 133261068


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/16/1887, NY
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home


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Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Hiram D. Potter died at the soldiers' home hospital in Bennington last week. He was 77 years of age and death was caused by a general breaking down of the system. He served in Co. F, 5th Vermont volunteers, enlisting from Monkton. He was first admitted to the home September 22, 1889, from Bennington and had been on frequent furloughs since. His is the 126th death at the home.

Source: Bethel Courier, September 26, 1901
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.