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Age: 23, credited to Middletown Springs, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. I, 5th VT INF, dis/dsb 10/31/62
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Birth: 06/20/1838, Clarendon, VT
Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71895884
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/8/1865
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)
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Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
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St. Albans Daily Messenger
May 24, 1917
John Thornton of Brandon, aged 78 years, committed suicide by hanging himself from a beam in the barn at the home of Mrs. James B. Thomas on the Forestdale road, where he had been a boarder for some time. He had been in poor health for some time. He was a veteran of the Civil war. The funeral was held this afternoon. He is survived by one son, Frank, of Rutland.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.