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Tobin, William

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Dorset, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF, 11th VT INF
Service: enl 1/31/62, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. I, 7th VT INF, dis/dsb 1/21/63; enl 12/4/63, m/i 12/17/63, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 7/24/65, tr to Co. A, 6/24/65 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1845, Pawlet, VT
Death: 07/11/1913

Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 101630823

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/19/1878; widow Rosa L., 8/4/1913, VT
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

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Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, VT

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Obituary

William Tobin of South Dorset, a veteran of the Civilwar, died July 11. He attended the Gettysburg reunion but outdid his strength and was in the hospital there several days. Comrades enabled him to reach home, but he was in a very weak condition and did not rally.

Source: The Barre Daily Times, 2 Aug 1913
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux