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Belknap, William L.

Age: 26, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. G, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 01/23/1836, Springfield, VT
Death: 01/16/1915

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40834676
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Co. G, 12th VVI Reunion
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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EAST MIDDLEBURY -- William L. Belknap died at his home in this village on Saturday morning from the effects of a shock, at the age of 79. Mr.Belknap came to this village about 35 years ago and engaged in the milling business, erecting the great mill now in operation.

He was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in the 12th Vermont Volunteers. A wife survives him. Funeral services were held at his late home on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev.John Evans Bold, rector of St. Stephens Episcopal church officiating. The bearers were Thomas Reed, J.A.Douglas, W.H. Olmstead, and O.E. Russell. The interment will be in the family lot in Prospect Cemetery.

Middlebury Register, Jan. 22, 1915
Courtesy of Deanna French