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Short, Hugh

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 11/19/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, m/o 11/3/62; enl 12/21/63, m/i 12/25/63, tr to Co. E 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/01/1838, Unknown
Death: 03/31/1906

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: 1
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 95712358

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/27/1890, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home

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Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Hugh Short

Bennington Banner
Mon. April 2, 1906

ANOTHER SUDDEN DEATH

Hugh Short Died Saturday at the Home of His Sister.

Hugh Short, a veteran of the Civil war died at the residence of Joseph Watson Saturday afternoon. He was a brother of Mrs. Watson. He was in his usual health at dinner time, went to his room and laid down. When they went to call him he was found dead in bed having apparently breathed his last a couple of hours before.

Comrade Short was 68 years of age, served during the civil war in Company G First Vermont Cavalry; the Bennington County company; and had the reputation of a good soldier. He had been an inmate of the Soldiers home considerable of the time for the last few years. He left there to go to the residence of his sister when he died.

His funeral will be held this afternoon and the burial will be in the Soldiers home cemetery.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.