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Age: 0, credited to Wells, VT
Unit(s): 22nd NY INF, 93rd NY INF, VRC
Service: Co. I, 22nd NY INF, Co. F, 93rd NY INF, 138th Co. 2nd Btln, VRC
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Birth: 12/21/1840, New York
Burial: Wells Town Cemetery, Wells, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: John Arsenault
Findagrave Memorial #: 40354044
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/8/1890, VT
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)
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Wells Town Cemetery, Wells, VT
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WELLS, June 14. - William Cooper, 93, one of the oldest Civil war veterans in this section, died at his home here this afternoon after a long illness. He was born in East Hartford, N.Y., December 22, 1840. He is survived by three sons, Merritt, Rollin and William and two daughters, Mrs. Susie Garrick and Mrs. Belle Hadaway, all of this village.
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the house. Burial will be in Wells cemetery.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 15, 1934
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.