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Ripley, John A.

Age: 25, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 11/30/61, m/i 2/18/62, CPL, Co. C, 8th VT INF, reen 1/5/64, pr SGT, pr 1SGT, comn 2LT, 2/20/64 (3/25/64), m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: abt 1836, St. Johnsbury, VT
Death: 11/08/1896

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 119747229
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/18/1866; widow Rhoda B., 12/14/1896, VT
Portrait?: VHS off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: ME
(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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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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West Concord -- John Ripley died last Sunday after a short illness, aged about 60 years. Mr. Ripley was a veteran of the late war and leaves a widow and two sons, John and Ned D. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Mr. Hoyt, the interment being at St. Johnsbury.

St. Johnsbury Caledonian, November 13, 1896

West Concord, November 10. -- John Ripley, a veteran soldier, died at his home in this place on the 8th inst. He had been in feeble health for a long time, and for some years totally blind. He was a member of the 8th Vermont Regiment, and served through the whole Civil War. A widow and two sons survive him.

Essex County Herald, November 13, 1896

Transcribed by Tom Ledoux