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Rice, Daniel Moses
Age: 18, credited to Whitingham, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF, 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. F, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63; enl 12/14/63, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. B, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65
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Birth: abt 1844, Williamstown, MA
Burial: Crystal Lake Cemetery, Gardner, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 123475857
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/2/1904, MA; widow Mary R., 12/7/1911, MA
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Crystal Lake Cemetery, Gardner, MA
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Daniel M. Rice
Died Nov. 20, 1911 at Malden, Ma.
The Boston Journal, Tuesday, November 21, 1911
Daniel Moses Rice, 67, veteran of the Civil War, who has been a resident of Malden for twenty-seven years, died yesterday at his home 58 Meridian Street, that city. He was a member of Gettysburg Post G.A.R., and for more than a quarter century has been the New England agent of a firm of Philadelphia publishers. He enlisted in the Eighth Vermont Infantry and and at the end of three years went into the Sixteenth, where he remained until the end of the war. He was on guard at Washington at the time of the assassination of President Lincoln. He is survived by a widow, Mrs. Mary R. Rice; a daughter, Mrs. George B. Decker, and a son, Frank H. Rice of New York.
Contributed by Bob Hackett.
Webmaster's note: the obituary has his service inverted; he started in the 16th Vermont infantry, then reenlisted with the 8th Vermont Infantry.
8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History