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Phelps, William J.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 18, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 54th MA INF
Service: enl 3/25/1863, Saint Albans, VT, m/i 3/30/1863, PVT, Co. C, 54th MA INF, m/o 8/20/65, Mount Pleasant, SC (5' 6" Brown eyes, Black hair, Lt. Brown complexion; laborer)

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VITALS
Birth: 1845, St. Albans, VT
Death: 09/24/1905

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(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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Tombstone

Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT

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Obituary

St. Albans Daily Messenger

September 28, 1905

Death of

William Phelps

William Phelps, of Lascelle st., died suddenly of heart disease Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Mr. Phelps had been ill for several weeks with a fever score but had recovered and his condition was much better than it had been for some time. Mr. Phelps, who was a Civil War veteran, was 65 years old and is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Funeral of William Phelps

The funeral of William Phelps, who died of heart failure at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at his residence on Lascelle st., was held at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning at his home, the rev. E.E. Marggraf officiating. The burial was in the South main street cemetery, the bearers being William Powell, Daniel Prince, Charles James and William Satchell. The funeral was attended by a large number of the representative citizens of the city.

Submitted by Tom Boudreau.