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Harrington, George R.


Age: 18, credited to Windham, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 2/3/62, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. H, 8th VT INF, wdd, Port Hudson, 6/14/63, reen 3/5/64, WGNR 4/12/64, m/o 6/28/64

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Birth: 05/07/1841, Townshend, VT
Death: 07/05/1915

Burial: Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/11/1885; widow Lydia A., 7/14/1915, VT
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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


2nd Great Grandfather of Michael Harrington, Brattleboro, VT

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Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, VT

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John Gibson Collection

George Harrington

George Harrington, 71, who had been critically ill for some time, died July 4. Mr. Harrington was a veteran of the Civil war, serving faithfully. After receiving an honorable discharge he returned to private life and worked as a carpenter and farmer until the loss of his sight cause him to give over his farm to his son, Frank, and come to the village to live. Here he spent his last days, well cared for by his wife and children. A wife, three sons and a daughter survive. The suneral services, conducted by Rev. S. L. Vincent, were held at the house Wednesday, July 7, and the burial took place in the center cemetery.

Source: Brattleboro Reformer, July 5, 1915. Contributed by Michael Harrington, his 2nd great-grandson.

8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History