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Perkins, William H. H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Bethel, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/26/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. H, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1840, Barnard, VT
Death: 04/15/1922

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Stockbridge, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/28/1893, MA
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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BURIAL:

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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Stockbridge, VT

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Obituary

Death of William H. H. Perkins

William H. H. Perkins, aged 82 years, died Saturday, April 15, at his home in Holliston, Mass. His body was brought to Gaysville Wednesday of last week, accompanied by J. G. Randlett of Palmer, Mass., and Miss F. J. Amadon of Holliston. Burial was held April 20, with Masonic honors, at Mt. Pleasant cemetery, Gaysville.

Mr. Perkins was born in Barnard, April 19, 1840, the eldest of the ten children of Gardner and Mary (Spears) Perkins of Barnard, and he was the last living member of this family of ten. He was a member of Co. H. 16th Vermont infantry in the Civil war, having enlisted from Bethel and fought for three days in the battle of Gettysburg. At one time he was warden of the state prison at Windsor, and later was warden of the state farms at West Brookfield, Mass., and other state farms in Massachusetts. He was a member of the G.A.R., of Quabog lodge, F. And A. M. of Warren, Mass., and of the Knights Templar. Mr. Perkins was the brother of the late Mrs. Fred West and of the late Mrs. Luthera Randlett, both of Bethel.

Source: Bethel Courier, April 27, 1922
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.