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Beard, Merrill G.


Age: 27, credited to Bradford, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, SGT, Co. D, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61

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Birth: 1831, Vermont
Death: 11/16/1866

Burial: Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 95771385


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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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Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT

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Mr. Merrill G. Beard, whose arm was torn off at the shoulder last week by the cars, died last Friday. He leaves a wife and one child and a large circle of friends to mourn his loss. He has been in the express business here for the last 14 years and had won the confidence of the company so well that a few months a go when he contemplated resigning, the company urgently insisted upon his remaining in their employ with the promise of an increased salary. He was one of our most enterprising, thorough going business and trustworthy citizens, and his loss is deeply felt. He was 32 years of age.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, November 24, 1866
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.