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Brooks, Stephen

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT LARTY, 1st US VET CORPS
Service: enl 12/19/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, 1st VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 8/10/64; enl Hancock's 1st A.C., 4th Regt, Co. C, m/o 2/7/66

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1842, Saintd-Marys, Canada East
Death: 01/05/1929

Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 17495295

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/5/1898, VT
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; This grave is across the street in the annex of this cemetery.

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BURIAL:

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Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Stephen Brooks

Funeral services for Stephen Brooks, an aged Civil war veteran who died Saturday afternoon at the home of his niece, Mrs. Joseph Blanchard, of 1554 North avenue, were held yesterday morning at 7 o'clock in St. Joseph's Church with the Rev. L. I. Sevigny officiating. Burial was made in Mount Calvary cemetery.

Mr. Brooks was 87 years of age and had been ill for several months. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Paul LeClair of Winooski.

Source: Burlington Free Press, January 8, 1929
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.