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Hull, George J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Fairfield, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/23/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. B, 1st VT CAV, pow, Brandy Station, 10/11/63, prld 12/6/64, m/o 3/4/65

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VITALS

Birth: 02/24/1840, Sheldon, VT
Death: 04/30/1922

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Franklin, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/3/1880; widow Ida M., 5/22/1922, 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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St. Marys Cemetery, Franklin, VT

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Obituary

CIVIL WAR HERO DIES
George Hull of Franklin Had Notable Career During War

FRANKLIN, May 4. - The funeral of George J. Hull, aged 82 years, who died Sunday evening after a lingering illness of some months duration was held at his late home Tuesday at 2 P. M., Rev. F. Peverly officiating. The members of Frontier Lodge F. And A. M., of which deceased had been a member for 52 years, attended in a body. George Hull was born in Fairfield Feb. 24, 1840. He held a remarkable and enviable record for bravery in the Civil War having served under General Custer, and taken part in all the important cavalry engagements. He enlisted in Company C, First Vermont Cavalry in September, 1861, was taken prisoner July 1864 and passing the following 14 months in Andersonville and Libby prisons, receiving his discharge in September, 1864. In 1866 he married Ida Foster of St, Albans and to them were born two sons, Harmon A., and Ellis F., both of whom died in recent years. Mr. Hull followed the occupation of farming all his life, moving to the village in recent because of his declining health. He is survived by his wife, there grandsons, Clarence of West Berkshire, Herbert of Claremont, N. H., and Ellis of Franklin and two great-grandsons.

Source: Burlington Daily News, May 4, 1922
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.