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Paine, David E.


Age: 18, credited to Strafford, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 15th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. A, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63; enl 12/22/63, m/i 1/6/64, Pvt, Co. A, 9th VT INF, pr CPL 3/1/65, pr SGT 6/5/65, m/o 12/1/65

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Birth: 09/20/1844, Vershire, VT
Death: 1922

Burial: Hartford Point Cemetery, Hartford, VT
Marker/Plot: 56
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Ginny Gage/Mary Davis

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/25/1880
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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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David D. Paine, a highly respected resident of White River Junction, where he had lived for the past forty-three years, passed away in the Mary Hitchcock hospital, Sunday, September 24 at 11:30 a. m.

The deceased was born in Vershire, in 1844. At the outbreak of the Civil war he enlisted in the 9th Regiment of the Vermont Volunteers, where he served for three years and nine months. He was married in 1866 at Post Mills to Miss Ruth Ann Clough, who died several years ago. He leaves a son, harry Paine, and a daughter, Mrs. George Mann; also three grandchildren.

There was a wonderful display of flowers given by his relatives and many friends. The funeral was attended by his old comrades of the Civil war, all of them, which numbered only five, were anxious to pay their last respects to their dead comrade. The Loyal Club, of which his wife was a member, attended in a body. The bearers were Frank M. Greenough, John M. Gilbert, Charles Mann, all of this place; and Frank Wheeler of Wilder. The funeral was held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Mann. Rev. Robert Heseltine officiated. The burial was at Hartford cemetery.

Source: Vermont Standard, October 5, 1922.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.