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McLaughlin, Robert E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Vergennes, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, WGNR, Co. K, 2nd VT INF, m/o 6/29/64

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VITALS

Birth: 03/20/1837, Addison County, VT
Death: 01/10/1899

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: 23
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Greg Furness
Findagrave Memorial #: 42112796

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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Tombstone

Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT

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Obituary

Robert McLaughlin, aged 60, a veteran of the Civil War of 1861-5, died Tuesday after a lingering illness. A widow survives him. Funeral Thursday at the house.

Source: Middlebury Register, Jan. 13, 1899

Vergennes -- Robert McLaughlin, aged 60, died at an early hour Tuesday morning from pneumonia. He was a Civil War veteran, and a member of Ethan Allen Post, G.A.R.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Jan. 12, 1899

Vergennes -- Mrs. Robert McLaughlin has had a monument erected in Prospect cemetery in memory of her husband, Robert E., and her son, Seymour McLaughlin. It is a granite marble of Gothic design, and very appropriate.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, July 13, 1899
Courtesy of Deanna French

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