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Gifford, William W.


Age: 21, credited to Hardwick, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. B, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63

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Birth: 1841, Bethel, VT
Death: 04/29/1904

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Hardwick, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/18/1872; widow Elizabeth G., 7/28/1905, VT
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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Fairview Cemetery, Hardwick, VT

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William Gifford was fatally injured last Thursday afternoon at his mill. He was hit on the head by a flying timber from the saw, crushing his skull. He died Friday morning, never regaining consciousness. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Nellie Merriam of this place and two sons, Merton and Frank, who lived at home. The funeral was held at the Methodist church, Rev. Mr. Waldron in charge. Ellsworth Post, G. A. R., of which he was an honored member, attended in a body, also the W. R. C., and George Bridgeman camp. S. of V.

Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, May 4, 1904.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.