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Townsend, Benjamin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Woodford, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. A, 14th VT INF, sick in Gnrl. Hosp. 7/30/63, m/o 7/30/63

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VITALS

Birth: 11/19/1842, Woodford, VT
Death: 04/19/1912

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 79198285

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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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

Benjamin Townsend, aged 69, died early Friday evening at the home of his sister, Mrs. Frank Allen, of County Street. Mr. Townsend had not enjoyed the best of health for some time.

The deceased was a native of Bennington and had passed nearly all his life in this village. He was a son of Wealthy Cassey and Edward Townsend, and for a number of years, he had been engaged in the trucking business. He was well known and highly respected.

Surviving are one brother, Edward Townsend of Bennington, and three sisters, Mrs. Elsie Eddy of East Wallingford, Mrs. Nancy Rice, and Mrs. Frank Townsend of this village. The funeral will be held from the house Monday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock, Rev. P, L. Dow of the Methodist Church officiating.

Source: Bennington Banner, April 20, 1912

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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