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Matteson, Joseph Benton


Age: 26, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 22nd NY INF
Service: enl, Cambridge, NY, 5/7/61, m/i, Pvt, Co. D, 22nd NY, 6/6/61, m/o 6/19/63, Albany, NY (Mattison in roster)

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Birth: 06/19/1835, White Creek, NY
Death: 09/07/1912

Burial: Park Lawn Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Section G East 1/2 Lot 9
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 124114082


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/15/1888, NY
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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Park Lawn Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Civil War Veteran Died at Home on Gage Street.

Joseph B. Matteson, aged 77, died at his home on Gage street this morning following a shock. Mr. Matteson was born at White Creek, N. Y., June 19, 1835 and served two years in the civil war with Co. D, 22 N. Y. volunteers. His wife died eight months ago and he is survived by eight children, three sons William and Merritt of Schenectady, George of Ballston Spa, and five daughters, Mrs. Mabel Brown and Mrs. Agnes Springer of Schenectady and Mrs. Anna Malon, Mrs. Harriet Elliot and Mrs. Laura Hogan of Bennington, and two brothers residing in the West.

Mr. Matteson has resided here for the past fifteen years previous to which he was a resident of Schenectady. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, interment being in the Park Lawn cemetery. The members of the G. A. R. are respectfully requested to atttend.

Source: Bennington Banner, Sep. 7, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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