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Hall, Alexander H.


Age: 20, credited to Shelburne, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/20/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT CAV, pow, Middleton, 5/24/62, prld 9/13/62, reen 12/31/63, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, pow, where?, n.d., prld 10/7/64, 2/22/65, tr to Co. B 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65

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Birth: 1841, Ireland
Death: 05/17/1916

Burial: Village Cemetery, Shelburne, VT
Marker/Plot: Old Annex, Lot 10-2
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 130361814


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/11/1881, VT; widow Thirsa M., 7/24/1916, 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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Village Cemetery, Shelburne, VT

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Funeral of Alexander Hall

The funeral of the late Alexander Hall was held this afternoon from his home in Shelburne. Rev. George R. Brush officiated. The bearers were G. N. Roberts, J. J. Collamer, M. D. Thompson, George M. Palmer, W. I. Bradley and George Taylor. The honorary bearers who were Civil War veterans and some members of the G. A. R., were T. B. Webster, John Pierce, T. C. Gosselin, Michel McGrath and B. Lessor.

The funeral was largely attended. Burial was in the Shelburne village cemetery where Friendship Lodge No. 24, A. F. and A. M. Of Charlotte conducted the committal services. The floral tributes were numerous and beautiful. They included a large set piece from Friendship Lodge of Masons of which deceased was a member for a number of years.

Among those from out of town to attend the funeral were Thomas Hall of New York city, his brother, Supt. of Schools S. A. Preston of White Plans, N. Y., and Dr. Preston of Binghamton, N.Y.

Source: Burlington Daily News, May 19, 1916.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.