Age: 18, credited to Clermont, VA
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 7/16/61, m/i 8/30/61, Pvt, Co. K, 2nd VT INF, pr CPL 3/1/65, reen 12/21/63, wdd, 12/13/62, 5/6/64, m/o 7/15/65
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Birth: 1841, Ireland
Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/20/1865
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 Bennington Soldiers Home and brought to Brandon for burial. No inscription on headstone. WPA Graves Registration Card confirms cemetery and WPA map confirms location.
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St. Marys Cemetery, Brandon, VT
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The remains of Michael Foley who died on Sunday at the Soldiers' Home, Bennington, were brought to Brandon Tuesday. Mr. Foley was 71 years of age. The funeral was held the same day at St. Mary's Catholic church.
Source: Burlington Daily News, February 28, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.