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Watson, William H.

Age: 24, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 8/23/62, m/i 9/15/62, Pvt, Co. F, 6th VT INF, m/o 12/31/63

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Birth: 04/23/1837, Montreal, PQ, Canada
Death: 01/11/1912

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 182
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

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?: VT
(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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St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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William H. Watson, age 74 years, died suddenly Thursday night at 10;30 o’clock, of heart failure. He was found dead in bed by Arthur Viau, at whose house he lived at 189 Champlain Street. Mr. Watson had been troubled with and suffered from heart trouble for some time. He was born in Montreal, and had lived in this city about six weeks. He is survived by no near relatives.

He was a veteran of the Civil War, enlisting in Co. I, Sixth Vermont regiment in August 23, 1862, and was discharged December 31, 1863, He was a member of the Grand Army. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at two o'clock at St. Mary's Cathedral.

Burlington Free Press, Jan. 18, 1912

Courtesy of Deanna French.