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Tupper, John S.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 20, credited to Bakersfield, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, CPL, Co. H, 3rd VT INF, pr SGT 6/1/63, reen 12/21/63, pr 1SGT 8/27/64, comn 1LT, Co. A, 10/18/64 (11/4/64), m/o 7/11/65

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VITALS
Birth: 01/18/1841, Unknown
Death: 09/16/1903

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 18925279
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Italo Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None
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BURIAL:
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Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT

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Obituary

REV. J. S. TUPPER DEAD.
Served in Civil War and Later Was a Methodist Minister.

(Special to The Messenger.)

Bennington, Sept. 17. - The Rev J. S, Tupper died in the soldiers home hospital last evening. He was First Lieutenant in the 3rd Vt. Vols.

After his discharge became a Methodist minister and preached at Johnson, Alburg, and Swanton. He suffered a severe shock of apoplexy six years ago and never recovered from its effects. He was a G.A.R. comrade and a member of the Vermont branch Military Order of the Loyal Legion.

He leaves a wife and one daughter, the latter being Mrs. Milo Barney, of Swanton. The body will be taken to Swanton for burial.

St. Albans Daily Messenger, September 17, 1903.

Contributed by Bob Hackett.