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Blair, Peter

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Richford, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 9/23/64, m/i 9/23/64, Pvt, Co. K, 6th VT INF, m/o 6/19/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1832, Canada
Death: 10/04/1908

Burial: New Catholic Cemetery, Enosburgh, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 57516111

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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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New Catholic Cemetery, Enosburgh, VT

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Obituary

Enosburg Falls---Peter Blair, a veteran of the Civil War, died Sunday morning at 7 o'clock after an illness of about four weeks with dropsy. Mr. Blair had been crippled and unable to do any labor for several years.

He was born February, 1846 in Stanbridge, Que. He enlisted in June, 1864, mustered out June 1865, married Harriet Duso in August 1865, who with five sons and two daughters survive him. The funeral was held at the house Tuesday at 10 o'clock, the rev. M. S. O'Donnell officiating. The burial was in the Catholic cemetery.

Same paper: The funeral of Peter Blair was held at his late home Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock. The Rev. M. S. O'Donnell officiating. The bearers were his four sons, Frank, William, Charles, and Everoy. The members of Pixley Post were Guard of Honor, and also conducted the service at the grave, J. H. Burns, Commander, in charge.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Oct. 8, 1908
Courtesy of Deanna French

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