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Souther, George L.


Age: 20, credited to Westminster, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/18/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. I, 12th VT INF, dis/dsb 4/13/63

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Birth: abt 1842, Boston, MA
Death: 11/24/1920

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Winchendon, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dana Ringquist

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/6/1904, MA
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


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Riverside Cemetery, Winchendon, MA

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George L. Souther

Fitchburg Daily Sentinel

Friday - 26 Nov 1920

George L. Souther, a Civil war veteran, died after a brief illness Wednesday at the home of his daughter Mrs. Mark D. Shedd, 87 Pleasant Street. Mr. Souther was born in Boston 78 years ago and when the Civil war broke out enlisted in the 12th regiment Vermont volunteers. Serving until the close of the war, he then located in Winchendon, where he learned the machinist trade and was employed for many years by the Goodspeed machine works. He was twice married, first to Margana M. Baldwin, and some years after her dearth to Nancy H. Wilder, both of this town. He was a member of Gilman C. Parker post G.A.R., Murdock lodge, A.O.U.W., and Monomonack lodge, IOOF. He is survived by his daughter and one grandchild.

Courtesy of Erik Hinckley.