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Fox, Sylvanus Simonds


Age: 18, credited to Halifax, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 5/21/64, m/i 5/24/64, Pvt, Co. I, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: 09/28/1846, Woodford, VT
Death: 05/18/1905

Burial: Meeting House Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: 50
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 95963799


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/5/1890, VT; widow Alice M., 5/29/1905, MA
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: None


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Meeting House Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT

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Sylvanus Simonds Fox died at the Retreat early last Thursday morning after several months' illness from Bright's disease. Mr. Fox was the son of Lewis and Adeline (Simonds) Fox and was born in Woodford Sept. 28, 1846, where he lived until ten years of age when he came to Brattleboro where he has since lived. He was a member of Co. I, 8th regiment, Vt. Vols., in the civil war.

Source: Bennington Banner, May 22, 1905
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.