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Ward, John Smith
Age: 41, credited to Shoreham, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: comn 1LT, Co. K, 1st VT CAV, 10/21/61 (11/1/61), pr CPT, 7/16/62 (7/28/62), resgd 11/19/62
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Birth: 03/14/1820, Shoreham, VT
Burial: Lake View Cemetery, Shoreham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 43034925
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/25/1879, not approved
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)
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Lake View Cemetery, Shoreham, VT
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From a Family Album
(Courtesy of Sandra Oprenchak)
Mr. John Ward died very suddenly last Thursday afternoon. His daughter reached home to spend the summer the day before; he had been about the premises with her some that day, sat down at tea time, ate his meal regularly, complained of a little pain, sat back, and died in his chair instantly.
Source: Vermont Tribune, July 23, 188023 Jul 1880, Fri The Otter Creek News (Brandon, Vermont) Newspapers.com
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.