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Thomas, John Koye

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 109th USCI
Service: PVT, Co. H, 109th US CLRD INF, post-war Pvt, Co. M, 9th U.S. Cavalry (Buffalo Soldier)

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VITALS

Birth: 11/25/1843, Louisville, KY
Death: 04/07/1912

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 43541413

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: Koye, John T. (from pension)
Pension?: Yes
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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Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

The funeral of John Thomas, colored, an inmate at the Soldiers Home, was held Tuesday afternoon at the institution. Mr. Thomas was a private in Co. H., 109th U. S. Colored Infantry. He entered the home from Burlington Dec. 2, 1910. He was born November 25, 1843. At the time he enlisted he was a slave.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, April 10, 1912
Courtesy of Deanna French

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