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Bailey, Alexander

Age: 33, credited to Peacham, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: substitute - (Balaw) enl 5/27/64, m/i 5/27/64, PVT, Co. G, 5th VT INF, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, m/o 6/29/65

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Birth: 04/28/1830, Quebec, Canada
Death: 02/10/1921

Burial: Peacham Corner Cemetery, Peacham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 120945413
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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Peacham Corner Cemetery, Peacham, VT

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Alexander Bailey passed away at his home in the village Thursday, Feb. 10th. He was sick only three weeks, and confined to his bed only two weeks. He was born in Shipton, Canada in 1830, and came here as a young man. He went to war as a substitute in Co. G., 5th Vermont. in '64, and was out fourteen months. He was wounded, and spent some time in the hospital.

Since his return from the war he has lived entirely in Peacham. He was a member of the Congregational church and the G. A. R. . Of the ten children born in the family only a brother, Edward Bailey, and a sister, Maria Atkins, are living. He also leaves a number of nieces and nephews.

The funeral was held Saturday at the Congregational church, Rev. Mr. Warner preached;Those from away to attend were;Mr. and Mrs. Scott Farnum of Lyndon, George Sanderson of South Ryegate, Mrs Quincy Whitehill and son from Ryegate, Ruth McLachlen from Wellesley College, and William McLachlen from St. Johnsbury.

St. Johnsbury Caledonian, Feb. 25, 1921
Courtesy of Deanna French