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Tupper, John S.
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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Birth: 01/18/1841, Unknown
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 18925279
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/30/1888, VT; widow Addie F., 10/9/1911, VT
Portrait?: Italo Collection, VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
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)
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Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT
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John S. Tupper
St. Albans Daily Messenger
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1903.
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 as 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.
Contributed by Bob Hackett.
Note: A picture of this soldier is available in the italoItalo Collection.