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Palmer, James L.


Age: 24, credited to Hinesburg, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. G, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63

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Birth: 02/07/1839, Hinesburg, VT
Death: 05/20/1918

Burial: Village Cemetery, Essex, VT
Marker/Plot: Not Recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/24/1879
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Died at the Soldiers Home in Bennington, VT, burial Essex Junction, VT.


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Village Cemetery, Essex, VT

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Essex Junction

James L. Palmer, aged 80 years, died at about nine o'clock Monday morning at the Soldiers' Home in Bennington, where had been since last fall. Death was due to a general breaking down. Mr. Palmer was born in Hinesburg, where he spent the early part of his life. He had since resided in Williston and this village. He was a soldier in the Civil War, being in troop G. 14th Vermont Regiment. He was a member of Ethan Allen Lodge, F. and A.M., coming from the Hinesburg lodge, also a member of R.S. Sherman Post, G.A.R. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. E. L. Bouchard of this place, and one brother, Oscar Palmer of Hinesburg. The funeral was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bouchard Wednesday morning at ten o'clock and was private.

Source: Burlington Free Press, May 23, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

23 May 1918, Thu The Burlington Free Press (Burlington, Vermont)