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Niles, Fayette H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Halifax, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. I, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 5/12/62

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VITALS

Birth: 07/27/1842, Halifax, VT
Death: 04/06/1914

Burial: Niles Cemetery, Halifax, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 101492963

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/9/1864; widow Laura A., 5/1/1914, VT
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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Niles Cemetery, Halifax, VT

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Obituary

HALIFAX
Death of Fayette Niles

Fayette H. Niles, 71, died at his home Monday after a short illness. He was born in this town June 27, 1842 and was educated in the common schools here. He served in the Civil war as a private in Company I, 4th Vermont volunteers. Practically all his whole life was spent in Halifax where he followed the occupations of carpenter and farmer. He had served as justice of the peace for many years and represented the town in the legislature in 1906. He was affiliated with the Baptist church and the Masonic fraternity. Funeral services were held Thursday with Masonic honors.

Source: Brattleboro Reformer, April 11, 1914.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.