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Beals, William W.


Age: 21, credited to Manchester, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 12/16/63, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, dsrtd 3/28/64, rtnd 10/26/64, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 7/15/65

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Birth: 04/25/1843, Athens, VT
Death: 10/27/1904

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 95666005


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/21/1880
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


2nd Great Grandfather of Roland Anderson, Brattleboro, VT

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William W. Beals
William W. Beals, formerly of this city, died yesterday morning at the soldiers' home in Bennington, Vt., aged 61 years. He went to the soldiers' home from Williamstown, where he lived for a number of years. Her served in Company A, Second Vermont regiment. He is well remembered here and in Williamstown by Grand Army men and others. He leaves three children, one a son, Charles Beals of Clarksburg. He also leaves two brothers, Charles and Omar Beals of Clarksburg.

Source: North Adams Transcript, 28 Oct 1904

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.

Three Funerals

One Body Shipped to Newark and Two Buried at Soldiers Home.

The body of James Murphy who died at the Soldiers home Thursday morning, was sent to Newark, N.J., where his wife resides. He served in Company D, 7th Vermont volunteers.

There was a double funeral at the home this morning those of William W. Beals and W. M. Flanders, both of whom died Thursday morning. they were buried in the home cemetery at the request of the members of their families. Beals served in Co. A, Second Vermont, and Flanders in Co. F, Second N. Y. Cavalry.

Source: Bennington Banner, 28 Oct 1904.
Courtesy of Deanna French