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Chapin, William H.


Age: 23, credited to Westminster, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, PVT, Co. A, 3rd VT INF, reen 12/21/63, pr CPL 8/31/64, pr SGT 5/23/65, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, m/o 7/11/65

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Birth: 02/25/1842, West Windsor, VT
Death: 04/07/1923

Burial: New Town Cemetery, Stoddard, NH
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 109984969


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/5/1870; widow Mary L., 5/3/1923, NH
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: Died in Gilsum, NH


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New Town Cemetery, Stoddard, NH

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Death of W. H. Chapin

William H. Chapin, 81, a Civil war veteran, died Saturday morning at his home in Gilsum, N.H. The funeral was held a the Congregational church in Stoddard Monday afternoon at 2.

Mr. Chapin was born in Westminster, a son of Henry and Mary (Griggs) Chapin. He was a member of Forest lodge, I.O.O.F., of Marlow and the G.A.R. He leaves his wife, Mary L. Chapin, two sons, Loren H. Chapin of New Haven, Conn., and William J.Chapin of Gilsum; one daughter, Mrs. Helen Rockwell of Gilsum; one sister, Mrs. Emeline Gleason of Springfield,Mass., also several nephews and nieces.

Source: The Brattleboro Reformer, 9 Apr 1923
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux