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Sleeper, James W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Morristown, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/2/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. D, 5th VT INF, dis/dsb (Deformity of left arm resulting from Erysipelas in early childhood), m/o 2/6/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1838, Waterbury, VT
Death: 04/09/1918

Burial: Old Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 115374229

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: 1907 Reunion, Co. D, 5th VVI
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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BURIAL:

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Old Cemetery, Waterbury Center, VT

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Obituary

THE FUNERAL OF DEACON JAMES SLEEPER
CIVIL WAR VETERAN


The funeral of Deacon James Sleeper was held from his late home, Rev. W. F. Hill officiating, assisted by Rev. A. D. Page. Many floral offerings were given, among them beautiful sprays from the Christian Advent Church, the G.A.R. and W.R.C. The burial was at Waterbury Center, the bearers being Warren Crafts of Bradford, William Davis of Wolcott, Clarence Webster of Lyndon, and Ed Sleeper of Stowe. The burial was in charge of the G.A.R., Dr. E.J. Foster being in charge of Ritual work.

Among those present from out of town were, Mr. & Mrs. Warren Crafts and Mr. & Mrs. Walter Davis, Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Webster, Walter Sleeper of Essex Junction, William Moody of Barre, and E. C. Sleeper and family of Stowe.

The deceased was a lifetime worker in the G.A.R. He enlisted as a young man in Co. D, 5th Regt. Vermont Volunteers, and served 18 months.

The Barre Daily Times, April 17, 1918

Courtesy of Deanna French

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