Age: 27, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/26/63, m/i 1/7/64, Pvt, Co. A, 8th VT INF, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, m/o 6/28/65
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Birth: 1828, Canada
Burial: New Catholic Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 60818836
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/7/1866
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: 8th Vt. History off-site, Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home
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New Catholic Cemetery, Bennington, VT
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The Vermont Journal, February 21, 1891
The 15th death at the Vermont Soldiers’ Home at Bennington occurred on Sunday, Feb. 15, when Michael Hurley of Bennington breathed his last at the age of 54 years. He was a member of Co. A, 8th Vt. Regiment, having enlisted Dec. 26, 1863, and had been at the home since last March. Death followed from consumption, from which he had suffered for a long time.
Contributed by Cathy Hoyt.