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Neddo, John


Age: 0, credited to Barre, VT
Unit(s): 16th NY CAV
Service: 16th NY CAV

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Birth: 06/18/1832, Unknown
Death: 07/13/1901

Burial: St. Monica Cemetery, Barre, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 66714317


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


2nd Great Grandfather of Holly Edwards, Bethlehem, PA

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St. Monica Cemetery, Barre, VT

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John Neddo died on his farm in the town of Barre this morning from Bright's disease, after a long illness, aged about 70 years. He leaves two sons and two daughters, besides a wife, one brother in the town of Barre and several sisters in New York state. The deceased was a veteran of the Civil war.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, April 23, 1897.


John Neddo, an old and respected citizen of the town of Barre and a veteran of the civil war, died last night at his farm, from Bright's disease, aged nearly 70 years.

He had been a sufferer from this disease for many years. He leaves a wife and four children, two sons and two daughters, besides two brothers, Phillip Neddo of this city and George of North Dakota, and three sisters, Julia Ann, Philemon and Sophie, all of New York state.

Source: Barre Evening Telegram, July 10, 1901
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.


It appears he was in action in May 1864 where he fought as part of Burham’s Brigade and was wounded in the arm per an article in the Plattsburg Republican which cited a report dated May 17, 1864, from Chaplain C.L. Hagar. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 include the following two entries:

Age, 32 years. Enlisted at Plattsburgh, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. H, March 2, 1865; transferred to Ninety-sixth Infantry, June 13, 1865.

Enlisted in as Private, Mustered out on 12 Jun 1865. Transferred to Company D, New York 96th Infantry Regiment on 12 Jun 1865. Mustered out on 06 Feb 1866 at Richmond, VA.

He later moved to Vermont sometime before 1900 to live with his son George Neddo in Barre where he died in 1901. As Vermont residents, his widow Victoria applied to continue the war pension he originally applied for in 1884.