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Individual Record -- Welch, John Thomas

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF, 1st US Vet Corps
Service: enl 12/10/61, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. B, 7th VT INF, pr CPL, m/o 8/30/64; enl 2/14/65, Hancock's 1st A.C., Co. C, 4th Regt, m/o 2/13/66

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VITALS

Birth: 12/25/1840, Ireland
Death: 11/09/1915

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Section C Row 3
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 111096969

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, death date/location; both units
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

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of John C. R. Welch, Pittsfield, NH

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

St. Marys Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

Brandon---John Welch. and old and respected citizen of this town, died very suddenly Wednesday morning. He complained of feeling ill, and rising from his chair went to the bed, and in a few moments was dead.

Mr. Welch was 75 years old, an old soldier, a member of Company B. Vermont volunteers, and served four years in the Civil War. He was also a member of the local post of G. A. R.

Middlebury Register, Nov, 19, 1915
Courtesy of Deanna French


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