Age: 44, credited to Cavendish, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. K, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63
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Birth: abt 1813, Beridge, NH
Burial: Hillcrest Cemetery, Cavendish, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/3/1890, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Died at Soldiers Home.
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Hillcrest Cemetery, Cavendish, VT
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Saint Albans Messenger, April 2, 1903
St. Albans Messenger, April 2, 1903 John Carey Was the Oldest Inmate of the Soldiers' Home. Bennington, April 1. -- John Carey, an inmate of the soldiers' home, died in the hospital yesterday. Had he lived until August he would have been ninety years old. He was the oldest inmate of the institution, and death was caused by old age.
He served in Co. K, 16th Vt. Vols., and was admitted to the home from Proctorsville, August 25, 1890. the burial was in the home cemetery.
Contributed by Tom Ledoux.