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Hale, William A.
Age: 27, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/24/61, m/i 9/16/61, CPL, Co. H, 5th VT INF, m/o 6/18/62
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Birth: 1834, Brandon, VT
Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71921773
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/5/1863; widow Alice, 2/26/1889, VT
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)
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Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
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Special to the Free Press and Times.
Rutland, Vt., Sept. 3.
William A. Hale, a citizen of this place, was found on the outskirts of the village, this morning, with his throat cut. Suspicions of foul play are entertained. Hale was about 35 years of age, and leaves a wife and one child.
Source: Burlington Free Press, 4 Sep 1871.
Courtesy of Tom Ledoux.
See also the results of a Coroner's Inquest which concluded that Hale committed suicide because he was being blackmailed