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Falk, Albert

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/5/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. C, 10th VT INF, wdd, Orange Grove (Mine Run), 11/27/63, dis/dsb 5/15/65

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VITALS

Birth: 11/15/1834, Germany
Death: 07/26/1917

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: 18
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 43541338

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/27/1865; widow Katherine, 9/18/1922
Portrait?: Unknown
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 Bennington Soldiers' Home

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Obituary

ALBERT FALK DEAD

Veteran of the Civil War Was Nearly Eighty-three Years Old. Albert Falk, a veteran of the civil war, died last night at his home on Grove street. He was nearly eighty-three years old. Mr. Falk saw service with company C of the 16th regiment of Vermont volunteers and had an honorable record in the war.

He was a native of Germany but had lived in this country for all of sixty years. He was by trade a cigar maker. He is survived by a widow and grown up children by a first marriage.

The funeral will be held at his late home tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. G. S. Mills, pastor for the Second Congregational church will officiate and burial will be at the cemetery at the Vermont soldiers' home. The G. A. R. will have charge at the grave.

Source: Bennington Banner, July 27, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.