Age: 19, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 11/23/63, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. B, 17th VT INF, wdd, 7/7/64, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 03/11/1844, Ireland
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 50007505
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Living at the Bennington Soldiers' Home on 1/3/1921
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St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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Thomas Baker, who died at the Soldiers Home this afternoon, was born in Ireland, March 11, 1844. He enlisted from Burlington Nov. 23, 1863, in Co. B. 17th Vermont; was wounded July 7, 1864, and mustered out July 14, 1865.
He first came to the Soldier Home Nov. 8, 1904, and was discharged therefrom Jan. 20, 1909, going to the National Home at Togus, ME., and returning to Bennington, Oct. 19, 1920. He leaves a son and two daughters. Arrangements for burial are not yet complete.
Source: Bennington Banner, Nov. 11, 1922
Courtesy of Deanna French