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Houghton, Richard Myron

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/62, m/i 10/21/62, SGT, Co. A, 14th VT INF, red, Sick in Gnrl. Hosp. 7/30/63, m/o 7/30/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1839, Bennington, VT
Death: 11/13/1917

Burial: White Chapel Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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

MORE INFORMATION

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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BURIAL:

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White Chapel Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

R. M. Houghton died in Bennington Nov. 13, was 79 years old, a lifelong Democrat and a veteran of the Civil war. He had represented Bennington in the legislature and was town overseer for many years.

Source: Barre Times, Nov. 16, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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