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Age: 44, credited to Newfane, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/9/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. I, 8th VT INF, m/o 7/15/62
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Birth: abt 1817, Rockingham, VT
Burial: South Newfane-Branch Road Cemetery, Newfane, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 49479893
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/17/1875; widow Phoebe A., 12/24/1891, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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South Newfane Cemetery, Newfance, VT
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Few of the villagers last Monday had heard that Mr. Hiram Davis had been stricken with pneumonia, for several days, hence the report of his funeral that day on the hill farm, where he had resided for many years, was a great surprise. His age was about 78, and he was probably the oldest veteran of Birchard post. He was in attendance at the recent G. A. R. Entertainment, having just then returned from Brattleboro where he was summoned before the pension examining board. He left a widow, formerly Mrs. Vassar, and a son , David Davis. Another son, also a soldier, was buried at sea during the war.
Source: Vermont Phoenix, December 4, 1891
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.