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Battist, John


Age: 35, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/21/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, m/o 6/24/65

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Birth: abt 1820, Quebec, Canada
Death: 10/04/1900

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Ephraim Baptiste, of Waltham, Mass., was at the Soldiers Home at Bennington last week looking for John Baptiste, his father, who, he recently learned was an inmate of that institution. The father was too feeble to recognize his long lost son, but was tenderly taken to his home in Waltham to be cared for during the remainder of his life.

Source: Vermont Watchman, March 20, 1895

Twenty-three years ago John Baptiste, late Co. I, 11th Vermont, and who was recently admitted to the Vermont Soldiers Home from Burlington, was living in Providence, R. I., having a wife and two sons. Ephraim, the youngest, left home and lost all trace of his parents. Recently, he received a letter from Stannard Post, G. A, R., of Burlington, in answer to a request for any information in regards to his father, published in the National “Tribune", and other papers, that the father was an inmate at the Vermont Soldiers Home. On Tuesday, he went to the Home and found his father, who was unable to recognize his son. He is now in the employ of the Waltham Watch factory, has a good home. wife, and two sons. He has taken his father to live with him for the rest of his life.

Source: West Randolph Herald and News, March 28, 1895
Courtesy of Deanna French

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