Phillips, Henry H.
Age: 20, credited to Weston, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 2nd USSS
Service: enl 7/30/64, m/i 7/30/64, PVT, Co. E, 2nd USSS, tr to Co. G, 4th VT INF, 2/25/65, m/o 6/19/65
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Birth: 1845, Weston, VT
Burial: Oakland Cemetery, Springfield, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 112997301
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/9/1880; widow Emma S., 10/16/1916, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Oakland Cemetery, Springfield, VT
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HANGS HIMSELF IN BARN.
Henry H. Phillips of Springfield, 74 years old, a prosperous farmer for 40 years, committed suicide Monday morning by hanging himself in the barn adjoining his farm. He had been in poor health for some time. Mr. Phillips went to the barn about 6 o'clock to milk his cows and when he did not return his wife and daughter made a search and found the body suspended by a rope from a beam. He is survived by his wife and daughter. He was a Civil war veteran and a member of Rev. Jarvis post. G. A. R.
Source: Middlebury Register, June 23, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.