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Bush, Peter

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 5th NH INF
Service: enl, Laconia, 10/12/61, m/i, Pvt, Co. B, 5th NH INF, 10/23/61, wdd, Antietem, 9/17/62, Chester Gen. Hosp, Chester, PA, till 12/17/62, rtnd to unit, nfi

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VITALS

Birth: 1834, Lowell, MA
Death: 06/22/1919

Burial: St. Johns Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot:
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/6/1879, not approved
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates "no marker."

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Johns Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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Obituary

Peter Bush died Sunday night at his home on the corner of Wall and Water streets after an illness of about a year's duration. The deceased was around 80 years old and is survived by his wife. He was a Civil war veteran and a member of the Grand Army. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning from St. John's church, Rev. J.A. Lynch officiating. Burial was in St. John's cemetery. The bearers were four members of the Grand Army, George Cole, William Joyce, George Hakey and William Stevens.

Source: Barre Daily Times, June 16, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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