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Sanders, Asa S.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Middlesex, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/64, m/i 8/20/64, Pvt, Co. D, 2nd VT INF, m/o 6/19/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1835, Middlesex, VT
Death: 03/07/1899

Burial: Lower Branch Cemetery, Braintree, VT
Marker/Plot: 4
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carl/Janice Thresher
Findagrave Memorial #: 79361007

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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: None

DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Grandfather of Charlotte M. Davis, Fairbanks, AK

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Lower Branch Cemetery, Braintree, VT

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Obituary

Asa S. Sanders, who lived on the West Braintree road near the Ford crossing, died suddenly Tuesday morning. He had started in a sleigh with Theodore Williams for Braintree town meeting and had not gone more than 30 rods from his home when he dropped the reins and sunk back, dying. He lived but a few moments. He had been troubled somewhat with is heart, but his death came without warning. He leaves three daughters, two at home and one married. He wife died suddenly in this village about 14 years ago. Mr. Sanders was little rising 60. He enlisted in the 4th Vt. Vols. and was a member of U.S. Grant post, which had charge of the funeral at the home today at 1 p.m. Rev. T.A. Howard officiated.

Source: West Randolph Herald and News, March 9, 1899

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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