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McDonald, James J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 33, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT LARTY
Service: enl 12/10/61, m/i 2/18/62, CPL, 1st VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 8/10/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1828, New York, NY
Death: 01/08/1905

Burial: Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; Hyacinth Path,Section-2,Lot-85,Grave-2
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 71131712

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application date
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: No marker; Grave is between the Darling and Betton plots.

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Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA

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James J. McDonald

James J. McDonald, a Civil war veteran, died early Sunday morning, at the residence of his brother, William Blauvelt, 12 Wilbur street. Death was the result of a shock, which he received the Tuesday before. He was seventy-five years of age and was born In New York. He served in the Civil war in the 1st Vermont battery, heavy artillery. He was a member of post 5, G. A. R of Lynn. He was a die cutter by trade, but had not worked for several years. He is survived by three brothers, William, John and Jesse Blauvelt and two sisters, Mrs. Rebecca Holliston, of New York, and Mrs. Rice, of Roxbury. The funeral took place Tuesday morning, from his late residence, at 11.30. Services were conducted by Rev. Mr. Whittaker, of the East Cambridge Methodist church. Interment was in Pine Grove cemetery, Lynn.

Cambridge Chronicle, 14 Jan 1905, page 3.

Contributed by Steven Dow.

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