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Bishop, George

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Morgan, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT LARTY
Service: enl 8/16/64, m/i 8/17/64, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 7/31/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1840, Canada
Death: 11/26/1915

Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery, Washington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 112348920

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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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BURIAL:

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Maple Hill Cemetery, Washington, VT

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Obituary

DEATH OF GEORGE BISHOP;

East Orange--George Bishop died at 3 o'clock Thursday morning at his home in the village. He had been in poor health for some time, and Tuesday evening was taken suddenly worse, and gradually failed until the end came.

For some time he resided on a farm in Washington, about a mile from the village, but a few months ago they moved into their new home in the village. He was a soldier of the Civil War, when he witnessed many hardships.

Funeral services were held at 10 o'clock at the church Saturday morning, Rev. Meek, of West Topsham officiating, interment in Washington. A large number of relatives and friends attended the service, testifying to the friendly feeling each and all had toward them.

He leaves, besides his wife, who has constantly cared for him, four brothers, three of whom three of them attended the funeral, and a sister, Mrs. Aaron Richardson of Washington, also, two sons, who with their wives were present, besides several grandchildren, who have the kind sympathy of all in their sorrow.

Source: Barre Daily Times, Nov. 30, 1915
Courtesy of Deanna French

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