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Niles, Abner

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Bakersfield, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/12/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. F, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65; d/accident, 6/28/65, thrown from cars on his way home

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VITALS

Birth: 08/10/1839, Dickerson, NY
Death: 07/03/1865

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Bakersfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 39748364

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Mary, 11/2/1870, not approved; father Salmon T., 5/23/1868, 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

Great Granduncle of Tinna Jean Moore, Brockport, NY

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BURIAL:

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Maple Grove Cemetery, Bakersfield, VT

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Abner Niles

LAMOILLE NEWSDEALER: JULY 12, 1865

Abner Niles of the 8th Vt. was killed on Sunday last on top of a car, as the train which conveyed the 8th regiment, was passing over the Hammond Bridge in Pittsford. He was struck by the bridge on the back if his head, and thrown from the car into the water. His lifeless body was not found till the following morning. He belonged to Bakersfield and had served through the war for four years.

Submitted by: Deanna French.

8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History