Atwood, Benjamin D.
Age: 22, credited to Franklin, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. H, 3rd VT INF, reen 12/21/63, tr to Co. K, 7/25/64, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 7/11/65
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Birth: abt 1839, Grand Isle, VT
Burial: Long Rapids Cemetery, Long Rapids, MI
Marker/Plot: Military headstone
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Marcia Simmons
Findagrave Memorial #: 119818819
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/30/1865; widow Isabell, 6/1/1920, MI, not approved
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Long Rapids Cemetery, Long Rapids, MI
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Benjamin D. Atwood
The Alpena News, 31 March 1920
60 Years Resident of
Long Rapids, Dies
The death of Benjamin J. Atwood, age 82 occurred at his home in Long Rapids, Tuesday afternoon after a lingering illness.
Mr. Atwood was born in Vermont state in 1838 and had been a resident of Long Rapids for 69 years. In the early days, before the rural delivery was established, he made a daily trip to Alpena and back to Long Rapids with mail.
He is survived by his widow and one stepson, Joseph King of Long Rapids. The funeral will take place Thursday afternoon from the home at 1 o'clock and from the Congregational church at Long Rapids at 2 o'clock, Rev. Pierson of Long Rapids will officiate.
Contributed by Marcia Simmons, Harrisville, MI