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Baldwin, James

Age: 18, credited to Cornwall, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 12/11/63, m/i 12/30/63, Pvt, Co. K, 1st VT CAV, wdd, Mechanicsville, 3/1/64, pow, Mechanicsville, 3/1/64, prld 5/8/64, wdd, pr CPL 2/28/65, m/o 6/15/65 (on roster as Bodoin)

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Birth: 05/22/1847, Canada
Death: 05/26/1917

Burial: St. Genevieve Cemetery, Shoreham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 22550463
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/12/1868; widow Cordelia, 6/18/1917
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: Bodoin is a misspelling of French Beaudoin, changed to Baldwin later in life.

2nd Great Granduncle of Douglas Anderson, Lowell, MA

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St. Genevieve Cemetery, Shoreham, VT

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Death of James Baldwin.

The funeral of James Baldwin, who was stricken with heart trouble last Saturday in Worcester, Mass., while visiting his daughter,Mrs. William Rogers, in that city, was held at the St.Mary’s Catholic church Wednesday mormong with burial in the family lot in the Shoreham cemetery.

Mr. Baldwin was born in Cornwall May 22, 1847 and resided there till about a year ago when he moved to his home here on Seymour street. He was a civil war veteran and served three years in Company A, 5th Vermont cavalry (sic). He was also a member of William P. Russel Post, No. 89, G.A.R., of this village.

He is survived by his wife, Cordelia, four daughters, Mrs. William Rogers of Worcester, Mass., Mrs. Mitchell Sullivan of Shoreham, Mrs. Nelson Maheu of Cornwall and Mrs. Charles Remele of Middlebury; four sons, Arthur of Timber, Ore., George of Ft. Silicon, Cal., William and Leon of Middlebury.

Middlebury Register, June 1, 1917

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

Webmaster's Note: although his obituary says he was born in Cornwall, Vermont, his service record and various census records show he was born in Canada. The 1910 Census shows he immigrated as an infant, was naturalized and a Union Army veteran.