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House, Thomas F.

Age: 37, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: comn CPT, Co. H, 3rd VT INF, 6/3/61 (6/3/61), resgd 10/16/62, Asst Provost Martial, US Vols

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Birth: abt 1824, Montgomery, VT
Death: 06/23/1884

Burial: Greenridge Cemetery, Saratoga, NY
Marker/Plot: Lot K (New)
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 120557447
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Lucinda M.
Portrait?: VHS off-site
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: Veteran applied in 1883 from Florida; widow applied 1892 from Georgia

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St. Albans Daily Messenger
July 29, 1884


Among the West Enosburgh items in the Daily Messenger of June 27, was one briefly announcing the death of Captain Thomas F. House at Saratoga Springs. The news of his death was a great surprise to his friends in St. Albans, for on his last visit here in the spring he was apparently in good health. Our West Enosburgh correspondent now writes that Captain House died on the 23d of June, after an illness of six days of congestion of the brain. He was a native of Enosburgh, and some 20 or 25 years ago was in the mercantile business in St. Albans. He was the first captain of the Ransom Guard, and resigned in the summer of 1862. After the war, Capt. House went to St. Augustine, Florida, where he became largely interested in real estate and hotel projects. He built the St. Augustine House, at present the largest hotel in the place. Capt. House had also been in the United States Customs service at St. Augustine. His age was about 60.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.

Webmaster's Note: Captain House applied for a pension on 10 Apr 1883 from Florida, and his widow Lucinda M. House, applied on 6 Jan 1892, from Georgia.