Holtham, John A.
Age: 33, credited to Rockingham, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 1st USSS
Service: enl 12/9/63, m/i 12/9/63, PVT, Co. F, 1st USSS, tr to 2nd USSS, Co. E, 12/23/64, tr to 4th VT INF, Co. G, 2/25/65, m/o 5/13/65
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Birth: abt 1830, Unknown
Burial: Lake Memphremagog Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 06/30/1880
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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Drowned in Lake Memphremagog, Newport, VT
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John Holtham, the oldest fisherman in the region of Lake Memphremagog, was drowned near Province island last Saturday. His body has not been recovered. Mr. Holtham led a secluded life in a hut at Owl's Head.
Montpelier Evening Argus, Montpelier, VT, September 24, 1900
Submitted by Heidi McColgan