Age: 17, credited to Poultney, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 8/12/62, m/i 9/15/62, Pvt, Co. H, 2nd VT INF, DRMR, m/o 6/19/65
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Birth: 04/09/1845, Poultney, VT
Burial: Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/23/1890, VT
Portrait?: Poultney GAR Collection
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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Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
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Death of Joseph Mears
Joseph Mears, 71 years old, died at his home in the East village at 5 o'clock Friday morning. Mr. Mears suffered a shock of paralysis several weeks ago and failed steadily ever since. He was a G.A.R. member, a selectman for a few years past and a director of the First National bank. He is survived by one granddaughter. The funeral will be held at 1:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the house and burial will be in Poultney cemetery. The G.A.R. will have charge of the funeral.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, December 2, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.