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Potter, Hiram B.
MILITARY SERVICE
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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VITALS
Birth: 1824, Monkton, VT
Death: 09/14/1901

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: 5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 133261068
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
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Remarks: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home
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Obituary

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 breakdown 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. He is the 126th death in the home. He was buried in Bennington.

West Randolph Herald and News, Sept. 26, 1901
Courtesy of Deanna French