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Brooks, Joseph

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT LARTY
Service: enl 1/1/62, m/i 2/18/62, PVT, 1st VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 8/10/64

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VITALS

Birth: 01/24/1845, Saintd-Marys, Canada East
Death: 01/24/1928

Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 699
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 17386061

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/16/1888, VT; widow Vina, 5/24/1928
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: See John R. Fisher's site for additional details on this soldier

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Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Report courtesy of John R. Fisher

Obituary

Joseph R. Brooks

Joseph Rousseau Brooks, 83 years old, died at 2:40 a.m. yesterday at his home at 75 Spring street as the result of a shock. He is survived by his wife and two sons, Eugene of this city and Delthus of Panama; by four daughters, Mrs. James McGrath and Mrs. Clara Raymond of this city, Mrs. Fred Ladue of Springfield, Mass., and Mrs. Eva Crosby of Boston, Mass.; by one brother, Stephen of this city, and by one sister, Mrs. Mary LeClair of Winooski. He was a Civil War veteran, a private in the 1st Battalion, Vermont Light Artillery, and a member of the Union of Prayer at St. Joseph's Church.

The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 8 o'clock at St. Joseph's Church with interment in Mt. Calvary cemetery.

Source: Burlington Free Press, January 25, 1928
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.