Age: 18, credited to Richmond, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 10/21/63, m/i 10/21/63, Pvt, Co. C, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65
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Birth: 06/09/1847, Richmond, VT
Burial: Old Village Cemetery, Richmond, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/5/1883, 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 in Soldiers' Home, Brattleboro per town clerk
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Old Village Cemetery, Richmond, VT
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St. Albans Daily Messenger
April 15, 1924
Death of Henry Eaton
Henry Eaton, a civil war veteran, born in Richmond in 1847, died Friday afternoon at his home in Bennington, where he has resided for the last 12 years. He had been ill for about three weeks. Death was due to apoplexy.
At the age of 14 he enlisted from Richmond in Co. C of the 8th Vermont Infantry and with that unit served throughout the Civil War receiving his discharge at Burlington June 28, 1868.
He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Morse of North Duxbury, and one brother James S. Eaton, of this city. Interment was in the family lot in the Richmond cemetery, Sunday afternoon.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.
8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History