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Root, Napolean

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 169th NY INF
Service: enl, Troy, NY, 9/3/62 m/i, SGT, Co. I, 169th NY INF, 10/6/62, m/o with company, 7/19/65, at Raleigh, NC

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VITALS

Birth: 03/25/1828, Canada
Death: 04/16/1908

Burial: Old Catholic Cemetery, Lowell, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 89351543

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Betsey E.
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: Died in Westfield, VT

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Old Catholic Cemetery, Lowell, VT

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Obituary

Westfield---Napoleon Root died Thursday. He was 80 years old, and for a long time has been afflicted with a serious heart trouble. The funeral was held at the Catholic Church at Lowell Monday morning, preceded by a brief service at the house by Rev. M. W. Farman. Mr Root was an old soldier. He is survived by a wife and seven children.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, April 23, 1908
Courtesy of Deanna French

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