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Godfrey, George F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 8th NY CAV
Service: enl 4/3/65, Perth, NY, m/i, Pvt, C. A, 8th NY CAV, 4/3/65, m/o 6/27/65, Alexandria, VA

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Bennington, VT
Death: 06/28/1917

Burial: Glens Falls Cemetery, Glens Falls, NY
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; Bancroft/Fielding Plot Lot 42
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 128748007

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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: Cemetery transcription shows burial in this plot, but no stone was found for this soldier.

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Glens Falls Cemetery Glens Falls, NY

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Obituary

George P. Godfrey, 73, a veteran of the civil war and a native of this village, died Thursday in the Glens Falls hospital after an illness of several weeks. He was a prominent Mason and a member of the G.A.R. Besides his widow he leaves one son, Edward M. Godfrey of Utica. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the parlors of the Masonic club at Glens Falls, Rev. Dr. David Solly officiating.

Source: Bennington Banner, July 2, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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