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Decker, Nathan B.
Age: 0, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 16th NY INF, 1st NY LARTY
Service: Pvt, Co. K, 16th NY INF, Pvt, Co. B, 1st LARTY
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Birth: 1841, New York
Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop; Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 193313141
Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/11/1884; widow Phoebe S., 9/1/1921, VT
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: A more recent visit to the cemetery revealed a repaired grave marker.
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Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
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Nathan Decker of East Middlebury, a veteran of the Civil War, died at the Moses hospital in Ticonderoga, N. Y., on Thursday of last week. The body was brought to his former home and the services were held at the Methodist church Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev. E. W. Gould officiating. The interment was made in the Prospect cemetery. The bearers were Clarence Russell, Ethan Allen, Charles Steele, Henry Day, William Tisdale and George Gove. Mr. Decker is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. John Chapman of Rutland. He had enlisted in the Union army in Ticonderoga during the War of the Rebellion, but was a member of the William P. Russell post of the G. A. R., of Middlebury. He was 82 years of age.
Source: Middlebury Register, August 5, 1921.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.