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Sterling, William Henry

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 5th NY VET INF
Service: enl, Plattsburgh, 3/10/65, m/i, Pvt, Co. F, 5th NY VET INF, same date, m/o 8/21/65, Hart's Island, New York Harbor

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VITALS

Birth: 05/12/1846, Moriah, NY
Death: 09/28/1930

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40834828

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/6/1891
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

Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Obituary

Leicester
William H. Sterling, 84, Dies

William H. Sterling, age 84, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Hagan on Sunday, September 28, after a short illness. He was born in Moriah, NY on May 12, 1846. He was the son of Charles Sterling. He was a veteran soldier, belonging to Company 4 (sic) of the Fifth Regiment of New York. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Charles Hagan of Leicester; and two sons, Ernest Sterling of Winooski, and Emery Sterling of Granville; 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. The funeral was held at the Brick church Tuesday at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Frank Powers officiated. Burial was in East Middlebury.

Source: The Burlington Free Press, 1 Oct 1930
Courtesy of Deanna French