Freeman, Henry B.
Age: 29, credited to Tunbridge, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: 2nd Co. Vt. Drafted Men; enl 8/4/63, m/i 8/4/63, PVT, Co. H, 6th VT INF, m/o 5/22/65
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Birth: 1833, Unknown
Burial: Lamoille View Cemetery, Johnson, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 14451640
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/15/1880; widow Susan E., 5/24/1908, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Lamoille View Cemetery, Johnson, VT
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Henry B. Freeman
NEWS & CITIZEN: FEBRUARY 5, 1908
DEATH OF HENRY B. FREEMAN
Henry B. Freeman, a well known resident of this place, died at his home on Summer Street at about seven o'clock last Thursday morning, after a short illness, from the effects of a shock of pralysis, which he suffered on Monday morning, Jan. 20th. Up to the time of his returning on the previous night, he had been in his usual health, and so far as is known, until the next morning, when he fell to the floor when trying to dress. One side of his body was totally paralized from the first, but his reason was unimpaired until the last.
The funeral was held at the home Saturday afternoon, the Rev C.C. St.Clare of the Cong'l Church officiating. The remains were placed in the tomb The funeral was under the direction of the James M. Warner Post, G.A.R., of which the deceased was a member.. The bearers were, Comrades S.D. Luce, Lyman Camp, James Steen and L.W. Adams.Among those from out of town to attend the funeral were, Mr. & Mrs. D.S. Powers of Hardwick, and Harvey Freeman of Montpelier.
The deceased was born in Brookfirld, Vt. 75 years ago, the 6th day of this month, one of thirteen children of Ralph and Electa Freeman. He resided in Brookfield for twenty-five years of his life, when he went to Tunbridge, where he was united in marriage to Miss. Susan E. Smith. After a residence of several years in Tunbridge, Mr. &. Mrs Freeman moved to Calais, where they spent a number of years, coming from Johnson to Morrisville fifteen years ago, having resided in the former place for about twelve years.
He was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted in Company H., 6th Vermont Regiment, in which he served during nearly the whole conflict. He was wounded by a shell at Cold harbor, an injury from which he never fully recovered. He is survived by three sisters and three brothers who are:- Mrs. Caroline Cahill of Hardwick, Mrs. Orza Boyes of Northfield, , Mrs. Eri Ditty of Brookfield, , Harvey Freeman of Montplier, , George Freeman of Calais, and Jason Freeman of Northfield. Of his immediate family he leaves a widow and three sons, A.B. Freeman of Spokane, Wash., F.E. Freeman of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Nat Freeman of Morrisville, and one daughter Mrs. William Benham of Saranac, N.Y.; a daughter, Mrs. B.S. Fullington of Johnson having died about two years ago.
Submitted by: Deanna French.