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Bachum, Albert

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Hyde Park, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/5/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. E, 3rd VT INF, dis/dsb 11/11/61

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VITALS

Birth: 10/20/1841, Johnson, VT
Death: 09/11/1903

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Morrisville, VT
Marker/Plot: 21
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 14263137

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/14/1862; widow Alice, 11/12/1903, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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Riverside Cemetery, Morrisville, VT

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Obituary

News & Citizen: Sept. 16, 1903

Death of Albert Bachum

Albert Bachum was found dead at his home at Centerville last Friday morning. For some time he had not been in very good health, but was able to be about.. Friday morning about 7 o'clock he went to the neighbors for milk complaining that he had had a bad night, and would go home and lay down. Shortly after a man called at the house to see him, but could not find him. John Hubbard went over and made a search and found him dead in the shed. Health officer Slayton was summoned and pronounced death due to apoplexy.

Albert Bachum was born in Cambridge and was 63 years of age. He has lived in this town nearly all his life. Jan. 1, 1868 he married Alice Boomhower, who with six children survive him. Two children are dead. The children living are: Mrs. Fred Ober of Morrisville, Mrs. Ellen Desaulniers, and Harry of Shelton, Conn., Merton, Leon and Herbert of Idaho Falls, Idaho, where Mrs. Bachum is visiting at this time.

The funeral was held from the school house at Centerville last Sunday, and was largely attended. There was a variety of handsome flowers.. Rev. C.S. Hager officiated, with S.B. Waite as director. The remains were taken to Morrisville and buried at the Old cemetery. Sunday morning there was an autopsy was held by Dr's. Slayton, Rublee, and Leach, and they pronounced death due to apoplexy, superinduced by strangulated hernia.

Mr. Bachum enlisted June 5, 1861 with Co. E. 3rd Vermont, and was discharged Nov.11th same year, for disability.

Submitted by: Deanna French.