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Age: 23, credited to Essex, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: Substitute - enl 7/30/63, m/i 7/30/63, PVT, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, dsrtd 6/4/64
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Birth: abt 1840, Canada
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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)
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John Greenough, a teamster in the employ of A. Leonard, of Buck Hollow, was found dead, laying face down, in a small stream beside the road about two miles from Fairfield Center, late Thursday afternoon. It is supposed he fell from the wagon. He was returning from Saint Albans, and is reported to be drinking heavily. Greenough was 51 years old, and a Civil War Veteran. The funeral took place at Essex Jct. Saturday, with interment in the Catholic Cemetery there. He was un-married.
Source: News & Citizen, 11 April 1900; submitted by Deanna French: John Greenough was a member of the 2nd Vt. He was a substitute for Henry Bixby of Essex and served from July 1863 to June of 1864.