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Kingsbury, Merritt W.
Age: 28, credited to Jamaica, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/16/64, m/i 9/16/64, Pvt, Co. E, 5th VT INF, wdd, Petersburg, 3/27/65, m/o 6/19/65
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Birth: 10/24/1835, Jamaica, VT
Burial: Rawsonville Cemetery, Jamaica, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 116747593
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/28/1880; widow Mary J., 1/2/1908, VT, not approved
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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Rawsonville Cemetery, Jamaica, VT
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The body of Merrit W. Kingsbury, long a resident of this place, was brought here for burial and the funeral held Saturday at the schoolhouse. Since his health failed Mr. Kingsburg had been cared for at the home of his youngest son, where he was at the time of his death. He leaves a widow, two sons, Aden F. and Carl A., both of Leominster, Mass., and one daughter, Mrs. Wyllie Johnson, who lived in Nova Scotia.
Source: Brattleboro Reformer, December 6, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.