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Stratton, Henry C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF, 2nd VT LARTY, 1st VT HARTY CO
Service: enl 8/27/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. A, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63; enl 8/19/64, m/i 8/19/64, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, tr to 1st VHAC, 3/1/65, pr CPL, red 5/6/65, m/o 8/9/65

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VITALS

Birth: 04/26/1844, Bennington, VT
Death: 02/10/1904

Burial: Hayes Center Cemetery, Hayes Center, NE
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Irv and Marietta/Findagrave
Findagrave Memorial #: 59862719

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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

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Gravestone

Hayes Center Cemetery, Hayes Center, NE

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Henry C. Stratton

H. C. Stratton Dead

Former Resident and Veteran Dies in Hayes Center, Nebraska

Died: February 10th, 1904 at noon of disease of the kidneys, Henry Clay Stratton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Newman Stratton.

Deceased was born in Bennington, Vermont, April 26th, 1844.

At the age of 18 years he enlisted in Company A, 14th Vt. Infantry where he served for nine months, after this service to his country, he again enlisted in 2nd, Vt. Battery where he served during the remainder of the war, being mustered out of service in August 1865. He came to Nebraska in 1880, moving to Hayes Center in 1887, where he engaged in the hardware business, being the founder of the business house now run by J. W. Gull. Since 1890 he has devoted his time to stock raising.

Source: Bennington Banner, March 17, 1904

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.

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