Age: 23, credited to Chelsea, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, WGNR, Co. D, 12th VT INF, red to Pvt 10/16/62, dis/wds 4/13/63
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Birth: 11/10/1839, Canada East
Burial: Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 75724762
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/16/1863; widow Susan A., 1/17/1894, VT
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia
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Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
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John Stanton died at his home Sunday afternoon, aged 53 years. The funeral was attended Tuesday by Rev. H. F. Forest and was from the house. Mr. Stanton had long been troubled with heart disease, which led to disease of the lungs, the immediate cause of his death.
Source: Herald and News, January 4, 1894.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.