Age: 26, credited to Westford, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 9/9/61, m/i 10/15/61, PVT, Co. I, 6th VT INF, tr to VRC 1/15/64, m/o 11/2/64
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Birth: 11/14/1833, Highgate, VT
Burial: East Braintree Cemetery, Braintree, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 98732062
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/9/1889, VT
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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East Braintree Cemetery, Braintree, VT
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DEATH OF HOMER STANLEY
Had Been Inmate of Soldiers Home for Three Years.
Homer Stanley, an inmate of the Vermont Soldiers home died in the hospital of that institution Friday. He entered the home about three years ago and had since been confined to the hospital.
The deceased was a private in Company I. Sixth Vermont regiment and was born November 14, 1833.
Source: Bennington Banner, April 15, 1911
Homer Stanley died at the Soldiers' Home in Bennington April 13, where he had lived for nearly three years. His body was taken to East Braintree for interment beside his wife who died four years ago. He was 77 years old and a highly respected resident of Johnson.
Source: News and Citizen, April 19, 1911
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.