Holton, John H.
Age: 18, credited to Rochester, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 11/30/63, m/i 11/30/63, Pvt, Co. E, 4th VT INF, m/o 7/13/65
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Birth: 05/17/1845, Middlebury, VT
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Rochester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/8/1866
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Woodlawn Cemetery, Rochester, VT
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Died at Bethel, April 14, 1920, John H. Holton, a veteran of the Civil war. Mr. Holton was born in Middlebury, Vt., May 17, 1845. When he was six years old he moved with his parents to Rochester, where he continued to reside until the breaking out of the Civil war.
Nov. 30, 1863, he enlisted as a volunteer in the 4th Reg., fought in the battle of the Wilderness and was one of the ninety survivors of that sanguinary battle to answer the roll call the next day. He continued in the service of his country during the balance of the war and was honorably discharged at Hall's Hill, Va., July 13, 1865. Returning to Rochester he continued his home there until about 1890, when he moved to Bethel where he passed the balance of his life.
His genial disposition, his kindly manner, made him many friends, and a welcome neighbor wherever he resided. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Anabelle Hubbard of Rochester, and two nephews, Dr. Harry Hubbard of Plainfield, N. J., and Louis Hubbard of Rochester.
Source: Bethel Courier, April 22, 1920.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.