Sutherland, John A.
Age: 24, credited to Barnet, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 7/5/61, m/i 7/16/61, PVT, Co. I, 3rd VT INF, reen 12/21/63, pr CPL 8/1/64, pr SGT 7/4/65, m/o 7/11/65
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Birth: 12/07/1836, Barnet, VT
Burial: Amity Cemetery, Dekalb, MO
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bruce & Sandi Pouliot
Findagrave Memorial #: 118418880
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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)
Ancestor of Elizabeth Richardson, -
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Amity Cemetery, De Kalb, MO
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John A. Sutherland
John A Sutherland was born in Barnet, Vermont to George and Elizabeth Sutherland. Notice that there is a difference in dates between his Vermont birth record 'date of birth' (Dec 6, 1837), and the gravestone 'date of birth' (Dec 7, 1836). This may have been caused by a number transposition error on the birth record.
Representing Barnet, John served four years in the Civil War in Company I, 3rd Vermont Infantry, being mustered out with the rank of sergeant. John's hand was cut off in a planing mill accident in McIndoe Falls, Vermont. He died in Amity, Missouri, on December 23, 1904, leaving a wife (Elizabeth) and son (Ray C).
Contributed by John Sutherland, Denver, CO.