McCumber, Thomas V.
Age: 0, credited to Wilmington, VT
Unit(s): 125th NY INF
Service: enl 8/9/62, Hoosick, m/i Pvt, Co. A, 125th NY INF, 8/27/62, pow, Harper's Ferry, 9/15/62, prld same date, pr CORP before 4/65, m/o 6/5/65, near Alexandria, VA
See Legend for expansion of abbreviationsVITALS
Birth: 02/18/1844, Pownal, VT
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 121155360
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT
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Thomas V. Macomber.
Thomas V. Macomber died at his home on Main street Saturday morning after a lingering illness of kidney trouble at the age of three score and eighteen years. Mr. Macomber has lived in Pownal the most of his life. He had been engaged in the lumber business the most of the time but was a mason by trade and was an expert on constructing and repairing water power dams. He was a veteran of the Civil war, was a republican in politics and was a good citizen. He leaves a wife and one son, Cela H. Macomber of this town. The funeral was held from the Baptist church Tuesday afternoon and interment was in Oak Hill cemetery.
Source: Bennington Banner, July 5, 1922
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.
Webmaster's note: despite spelling in the obituary, the death certificate and gravestone are McCumber, a common variation it appears)