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Simonds, William Henry

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Whiting, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 4/15/64, m/i 5/10/64, CPL, Co. H, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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VITALS

Birth: 06/04/1842, Shoreham, VT
Death: 02/24/1914

Burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cornwall, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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 at Bennington Soldiers' Home

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cornwall, VT

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Obituary

Whiting --- William Henry Simonds died in the Soldiers Home in Bennington Tuesday night, Feb. 24, at 6 o'clock after a short illness. He was a former resident of this place but had been in the Soldier Home about nineteen years. He was seventy-one years of age and was a soldier in the Civil War. He leaves two children, Frank who lives in Fair Haven, Conn., and a daughter Carrie, who went to visit him on the 31st and was with him at the time of his death. He was brought to South Cornwall for burial.

Source: Middlebury Register, March 6, 1914

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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