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Luce, John Adams

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Braintree, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/29/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. A, 3rd VT INF, dis/dsb 1/24/62

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VITALS

Birth: 04/16/1834, Braintree, VT
Death: 07/04/1864

Burial: Lower Branch Cemetery, Braintree, VT
Marker/Plot: 6
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carl/Janice Thresher
Findagrave Memorial #: 79412622

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, minor, 2/25/1907, ME, not approved
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

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Catherine Mey, San Antonio, TX

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Lower Branch Cemetery, Braintree, VT

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Obituary

John A. Luce of West Randolph, brakeman on a freight train, was killed instantly on Monday the 4th inst., while shackling a car near the depot. A projecting timber knocked him senseless, and his head and arm were crushed between the cars.

Source: Burlington Free Press, July 9, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.