Quimby, Ira B.
Age: 17, credited to Bristol, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 10/3/61, m/i 10/15/61, PVT, Co. A, 6th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL 11/1/64, pr SGT 1/1/65, m/o 6/26/65
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Birth: 12/16/1844, Essex, NY
Burial: Gilead Cemetery, Bethel, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 95767809
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/22/1888, VT; widow Mary E., 2/25/1901, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Gilead Cemetery, Bethel, VT
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Ira B. Quimby.
Ira B. Quimby, of Brattleboro, aged 58 years, died Friday morning following jaundice complicated with grip. He was an active member of Daniel Lillie Post, G.A.R. since its organization in 1892 and its commander in 1899. He was born in Essex, N.Y., and enlisted from Bristol in October, 1861, as a private in Co. A, Sixth Vt. regiment. He was discharged at the end of the war being at that time a sergeant in the same company. He had lived many years in Brattleboro, being a substantial farmer of the north part of the town. His wife is the only daughter of Oliver Bowen. There are two sons, Rolla and Ola, now grown to manhood. The funeral was held at residence Sunday afternoon with Grand Army and Odd Fellows ceremonies.
Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, 18 Feb1901
Transcribed by Deanna French