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Preston, Henry

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Fair Haven, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/4/63, m/i 12/15/63, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, dsrtd 10/11/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1842, Fair Haven, VT
Death: 04/20/1909

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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: Obituary states buried at the Catholic Cemetery on Washington Street in Fair Haven, VT. His name does not appear in the Jenks transcription, which most likely means that there is no marker.

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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St. Marys Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT

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Obituary

Fair Haven

Henry Preston died at his home on Pine street Tuesday evening after a two years illness. He was 65 years old and is survived by a wife and three daughters, Ella and Elizabeth of Salem, N.Y., and Rose Preston of this place; and four sons, Cyrille of Slingerland, N.Y., Ernest of Glens Falls, William of Ticonderoga and Joseph of Troy; also two sisters, Mrs. L. Lessor of Brandon and Mrs. La Rose Welcome of this place, and a brother, William of Castleton. The funeral will be held at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning at St. Louis' church. Burial will be in the Washington street cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, April 22, 1909
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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