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Whitcher, George W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Plainfield, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT LARTY, 1st VT HARTY CO
Service: enl 8/19/64, m/i 8/19/64, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, tr to 1st VHAC, 3/1/65, m/o 7/28/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/02/1844, Milton, NY
Death: 03/01/1921

Burial: Village Cemetery, Plainfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

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, Plainfield, VT

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Obituary

PLAINFIELD
G.W. Whitcher Died in Providence, While He Was Visiting Son.

George W.Whitcher, a resident of this village, died this week at the home of his son, William Whitcher, in Providence, R.I., where he had gone to spend the winter. The body arrived here last night, accompanied by the son, his wife, and children and the funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home here, Rev. A. W. Hewitt officiating. Burial will be in the village cemetery beside his wife, who died Aug. 20, 1918. Mr. Whitcher was born Dec.2, 1844, and was a veteran of the Civil war, serving in the second Vermont Battery, Light Artillery. He was always present at memorial day exercises and other patriotic assemblies and when he and his brother veterans marched he was always the flag bearer. Besides the son in Providence, Mr. Whitcher left another son, George, in California.

Source: Barre Daily Times, March 3, 1921

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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