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Bissonett, John


Age: 20, credited to Hinesburg, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/7/63, m/i 12/16/63, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. A 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 1844, Hinesburg, VT
Death: 01/13/1924

Burial: Village Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 170574958


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/9/1866; widow Harriet, 4/1/1925, Canada
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

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


3rd Great Grandfather of Albert Lamson, Waterbury Centery, VT

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Village Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT

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John G. Bissonette

John G. Bissonette died at his home, 247 North Bend street, yesterday morning. He was 80 years of age. The surviving relatives include, besides his wife, Mrs. Harriet Bissonette; three daughters, Mrs. Arthur Dwyer of Fair Haven, Mrs. Dayton Gorton of Richmond and Mrs. Frank Lamson of Duxbury; three sons, Herbert of this city, George of Grand Isle and Ernest of Hinesburg, and one brother, Frederick of Shelburne; also several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of Company K, 11th Vermont Infantry, having served 21 months in the Civil War. His daughter, Mrs. Gorton of Richmond, cared patiently for him during his long illness. The funeral will be held privately Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock at the home, with burial in Hinesburg.

Source: Burlington Free Press, January 14, 1924.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.