Hill, Emerson F.
Age: 0, credited to Sunderland, VT
Unit(s): 3rd CA INF
Service: 3rd CA INF
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Birth: 09/13/1838, Sunderland, VT
Burial: Ira Allen Cemetery, Sunderland, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT, OH
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Ira Allen Cemetery, Sunderland, VT
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Wed. Dec. 26, 1906
Emerson Hill died in the Soldiers' Home hospital Christmas morning after a long illness. He was 68 years of age, served during the rebellion in Company B, third infantry, California volunteers. He returned east years after the war and was admitted to the home from Sunderland Nov. 24, 1896. His death was 196 at the home and the third one to take place within ten days. The body will be taken to Sunderland for burial, he having a brother there. He leaves no immediate family.
Thurs. Dec. 27, 1906
Col. Thomas Hannon, Rev. C.W. Rowley, Norman Puffer, I.W. Hurd, (and) J.M. Hyde went to Sunderland this morning with the remains of Emerson Hill who died at the Soldiers' home, Dec. 25. Mr. Hill who was 68 years of age when a young man emigrated to California and made three trips back and forth before the trip could be made by rail. At the outbreak of the Rebellion he enlisted in the third California regiment. Rev. Mr. Rowley will preach the funeral sermon at Sunderland today and Messrs. Puffer, Hurd and Hyde will act as bearers.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.