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Preston, James M.


Age: 21, credited to Bethel, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 13th US INF
Service: Co. F, 13th US INF; enl 8/1/64, m/i 8/1/64, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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Birth: 01/18/1843, Lee, MA
Death: 04/15/1915

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/8/1883, 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: 1890 - Living in Plymouth, VT

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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


Civil War Veteran Dies.

James M. Preston, a former resident of Rutland and Ludlow, died at the Springfield hospital yesterday morning after a long illness. He was born in Lee, Mass., 73 years ago, and was a veteran of the Civil war. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. E. D. Demary of Summer Hill street, with whom he made his home and Mrs. Elbridge Brown of Woodstock and two sons, Clarence Preston of Northfield and Levi P. Preston of Brookfield. The funeral will be held at the home of Mr. And Mrs. E. D. Demary Sunday morning at 9 o'clock and the body will be taken to Ludlow for burial.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, April 16, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.