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Woodward, Alvin M.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Berkshire, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 8/23/62, m/i 9/15/62, PVT, Co. H, 3rd VT INF, tr to Co. K 7/25/64, pr CPL, pr SGT 12/1/64, 1SGT 4/2/65, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 6/19/65

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VITALS

Birth: 02/28/1837, Enosburgh, VT
Death: 11/06/1915

Burial: Stevens Ferry Cemetery, Enosburgh, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 15872685

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/17/1887; widow Lucy M., 11/29/1915, VT
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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Stevens Ferry Cemetery, Enosburgh, VT

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Obituary

SAMSONVILLE

The funeral of Alvin M. Woodward, aged nearly 79 years, who died at his home in this place Saturday morning November 6, was held at the house Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. C. J. Peterson, pastor of the Congregational church at East Berkshire, officiating. The burial was under the auspices of Lincoln Lodge, No. 78, F. & A.M., of Enosburg Falls, of which he had been a member over 50 years. Many members of Pixley Post. No. 102, G.A.R., Enosburg Falls, of which he was a member, attended in a body. A quartet composed of W. H. Yaw, J.O. Kimball, F. W. Wallace and J. H. Mears, of Enosburg Falls, sang, "Where He Leadeth I Will Follow," "Rock of Ages," and "Abide With Me." The burial took place in the cemetery at North Enosburg. Mr. Woodward was born in Enosburg February 24, 1837, and with the exception of two or three years passed in the West just prior to the Civil War, and three years at the front fighting for his country, his entire life was passed in this town where he was greatly respected. He is survived by his wife formerly Miss Lucy Hogaboom, whom he married in 1862, just before enlisting in the War of the Rebellion; by four daughters, Mrs. Ausebe Mitiguy, of Enosburg Falls, Mrs. Edith Dunham, of East Berkshire, Mrs. Ida Marcy, of South Richford, and Mrs. Kate Fletcher, of this place, also by many grandchildren.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, November 11, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.