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Mattoon, John Lyman


Age: 30, credited to Vershire, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/21/62, m/i 9/22/62, Pvt, Co. E, 4th VT INF, wdd, 6/23/64, wdd, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, dis/dsb 5/14/65

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Birth: abt 1832, Vershire, VT
Death: 06/17/1894

Burial: Vershire Center Cemetery, Vershire, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/23/1865
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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Vershire Center Cemetery, Vershire, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.



John Mattoon, formerly a resident of this place, committed suicide at the American House in Chelsea, last Sunday. Mr. Mattoon was a member of the 4th Vermont Regt., was badly wounded, and it is supposed became despondent, as he had been in poor health for some years.

Source: Vermont Journal, June 23, 1894
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.