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Smith, Daniel P.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Washington, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 1/4/64, m/i 1/9/64, PVT, Co. I, 9th VT INF, pr CPL 11/27/64, pr SGT 6/19/65, tr to Co. D 6/13/65, pr SGTMAJ 11/1/65, m/o 12/1/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/02/1839, Washington, VT
Death: 03/31/1919

Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery, Washington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 140898185

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/18/1867; widow Julia A., 4/17/1919, VT
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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Maple Hill Cemetery, Washington, VT

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Obituary

WAS IN 9TH VERMONT.

Daniel P. Smith died at His Home in Washington.

Daniel P. Smith died yesterday at his home in Washington from the effects of a shock. He had been ailing for over a year. Mr. Smith was born in Washington March 2, 1839, and had lived there practically all his life. He was a Civil war veteran, having served in Co. I, 9th Vermont regiment. His widow survives, with one son, Ernest, of Washington. Two daughters, Lena and Lizzie, died in 1888. Mr. Smith was one of the oldest residents of the town and will be missed by the residents there.

Funeral services will be held at the house Wednesday at 2 p.m., Rev. Mr. Weller officiating. Burial will be in the family lot in Washington cemetery. The family requests that flowers be omitted.

Source: Barre Times, March 31, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.