Perkins, Daniel P.
Age: 24, credited to Johnson, VT
Unit(s): 8th IL CAV
Service: 8th IL CAV, Co. L, died 4/20/64 (smallpox), Caledonia Hosp., DC
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Birth: abt 1837, Johnson, VT
Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Courtesy of Arlington National Cemetery
Findagrave Memorial #: 35480449
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Daniel B. Perkins
Source: Lamoille Newsdealer: May 18, 1864
In Caledonia Hospital, Washington D.C., April 20th, of small Pox, Daniel B. Perkins, son of Daniel B. and A. Perkins of Johnson, Vt, while serving in defense of his country in the 8th Ill. Cavalry, Co. L, aged 27 years,6 months, and 11 days.
Almost three years at his country's call he enlisted in the service of his country, and has remained a faithful soldier until he got an honorable discharge by death. May God comfort and sustain the mourning friends, as they deeply mourn the loss of a son, a brother, and a friend. Away from home he died with only strangers near. (By Request) W.H. Hadley
Submitted by Deanna French.