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Fortin, David

Age: 36, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 4th MA HARTY
Service: enl 8/10/64, m/i, Pvt, Co. H, 4th MA HVY ARTY, 8/20/64, m/o 6/17/65, Washington, DC

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Birth: 1824, Quebec, Canada
Death: 08/08/1904

Burial: Sanderson Corners Cemetery, Fairfax, VT
Marker/Plot: 328
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application date 2/21/1890, VT; widow Luretia, 9/16/1904, VT
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: Died in Milton, VT, death by suicide

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Sanderson Corners Cemetery, Fairfax, VT

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and other veterans who may be buried there.


David Fortin, and aged man, committed suicide by hanging at Milton, Monday, Aug. 8, and was found in the barn when he was missed and search made, life being extinct. He was also a veteran of the Civil war and a pensioner. Despondancy from ill health is thought to have been the cause.

Windham County Reformer, Aug. 12, 1904

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.