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Casavant, Joseph


Age: 23, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/4/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. H, 5th VT INF, wdd, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld 8/3/62, dis/wds, 10/11/62

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Birth: 05/07/1839, Canada
Death: 11/21/1913

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Section D
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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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St. Marys Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Joseph Casavant died at his home on Carver street Friday morning after several weeks' illness, his death being hastened by a stroke of paralysis. Mr. Casavant was a carpenter by trade, and had lived in town for many years. He was 74 years old, a veteran of the Civil war, and a member of C. J. Ormsbee post, G.A. R. He is survived by his wife, one son, Fred Casavant, of Fitchburg, Mass., and two daughters, Mrs. Ernest Leach of Fitchburg, Mass., and Mrs., John Howard of Brandon. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in St. Mary's church.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, November 22, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.