Smith, George M.
Age: 18, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 3/5/64, m/i 4/12/64, Pvt, Co. E, 17th VT INF, m/o 5/13/65
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Birth: 1846, Northfield, VT
Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 644
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French/Barb Baraw
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/17/1888, VT; widow Etta I. W.; 09/27/1916, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
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George M. Smith Died Yesterday Afternoon – He Was Civil War Veteran.
The death of George M. Smith, a resident of Montpelier for 71 years occurred yesterday afternoon at his home on Holmes court, after an illness of two years with Bright's disease and hardening of the arteries. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from his late home with burial in Green Mount cemetery. Mr. Smith was born in Montpelier and always resided here, conducting a livery business in the rear of the Union house on School street for many years and had a large number of friends throughout the county. He enlisted in Company E, 17th Vermont regiment, during the Civil war. The deceased is survived by his wife and one son, Glenn, of Montpelier; two brothers, Charles A. and Eugene Smith, both of Montpelier; two sisters, Mrs. Eliza Crossett of Barre and Mrs. Jennie McIntosh of Montpelier.
Source: Barre Times, July 7, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.