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Sears, William H.


Age: 20, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/11/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, pr CPL 9/24/63, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64 m/o to date from 6/29/64, m/o 10/3/64

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Birth: 1841, Adams, MA
Death: 06/22/1908

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 95720069


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


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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.

The members of Custer Post and other veterans will please meet at the 7th ward school house at 1:30 pm. to attend the funeral of our comrade William H. Sears, which will be held at his home on Branch Street at 2 o'clock p. m., Thursday, June 25.

Source: Bennington Banner, June 24, 1908

The funeral for the late William H. Sears was largely attended Thursday afternoon. George F. Mills officiated. The bearers were the following members of G. A. Custer Post G.A.R., Eli Briggs, B. J. Brooks, Albert M. Downs, and Albert Amidon, with Fred Spear and Chester Mallory from the Sons of Veterans. The interment was in the village cemetery.

Source: Bennington Banner, June 26, 1908
Courtesy of Deanna French

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