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Pratt, Alexander

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 123rd NY INF
Service: Co. H, 123rd NY INF, 3 years

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VITALS

Birth: 03/03/1844, Jackson, NY
Death: 02/22/1899

Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: 7
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 32244301

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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

Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Obituary

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, Feb. 23, 1899

Alexander Pratt, for many years an engineer on the Delaware and Hudson railroad, died at his home on Howe street yesterday morning, of an illness resulting from a paralytic shock, aged 54 years and 11 months. He leaves a wife and four children. Mr. Pratt served for three years in the civil war in company H, 123d New York volunteers, and was a member of Roberts post, GAR. The funeral will be held at St. Peter's church tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock and will be attended by a detail from the post.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, Feb. 26, 1899:

The funeral of Alexander Pratt, who died Wednesday, was largely attended at St. Peter's church yesterday afternoon. Rev. T.J. Gaffney officiated. The bearers were Daniel Crosier, William Sanders, C.J. Parker, George Patterson, Patrick Fagan and John D. Lyston. A delegation from Roberts post, GAR, and a large number of railroad men attended the funeral. The burial was in Calvary cemetery.

contributed by Jen Snoots

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