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Watson, John Henry

Age: 20, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/10/61, m/i 9/21/61, PVT, Co. A, 4th VT INF, pr CPL, pr SGT 6/1/63, m/o 9/30/64

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Birth: 1841, Bennington, VT
Death: 03/23/1896

Burial: Grandview Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 9
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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

2nd Great Granduncle of Jon Watson, Milton, WI

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Copyright notice


Grandview Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions
and other veterans who may be buried there.


John Henry Watson, a leading citizen of North Bennington, died last week, a result of a shock of paralysis two weeks ago.

He served three years as a Sergeant in Company A., 4th Vermont Infantry, and was one of the oldest members of the Custer Post, G.A.R. He has been trustee of the village, and served other offices.

West Randolph Herald and News, April, 1896
Courtesy of Deanna French