Balcom, George W.
Age: 25, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 118th NY INF
Service: enl, Ticonderoga, NY, 8/12/62, m/i, Pvt, Co. E, 118th NY INF, 8/30/62, pr CPL., m/o 6/13/65, Richmond, VA
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Birth: 11/19/1835, Hague, NY
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 32686741
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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George W. Balcom
Rutland Daily Herald, Sept. 20, 1910:
George W. Balcom, 75 years of age, died at his home on Lincoln avenue yesterday noon after a protracted illness of seven years with Bright's disease. Mr. Balcom was born in Hague, N.Y., but came to this city from Gardner, Mass. in 1891 to enter the employ of the C.P. Harris Manufacturing company, being a chairmaker by trade. He was a veteran of the Civil war having served as 1st corporal, Co. E., 118th reg. N.Y. state national guards and took part in all the battles in which this company participated, including besides others Cold Harbor, Fair Oaks and the battle of the Wilderness.
Mr. Balcom is survived by his wife, Mrs. G.W. Balcom and a son, Arthur L. Balcom, both of Rutland, one other son, Frank P. Balcom of Brooklyn, N.Y., and one daughter, Mrs. E.L. Clogston of Jamaica Plains, Mass.
Private funeral services will be held at the house Wednesday with Rev. Joseph Reynolds officiating, and the burial will be in Evergreen cemetery.
Contributed by Jennifer Snoots.