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Riggs, Henry H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Ludlow, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 3/24/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. I, 2nd VT INF, pr CPL 10/7/62, pr CPL 10/7/62, wdd, 5/3/63, m/o 3/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1842, Ludlow, VT
Death: 03/05/1904

Burial: Hillcrest Cemetery, Cavendish, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/7/1865; widow Lucy A., 3/28/1904, VT
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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

DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

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Hillcrest Cemetery, Cavendish, VT

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Photo

John Gibson Collection

Obituary

Henry H. Riggs died, Saturday, from neuralgia of the heart in the 63rd year of his age. Funeral services were held at his late home, Tuesday, Rev. Mr. Ballou of the Congregational church officiating. Mr. Riggs was a veteran of the civil war, a member of Co. I 2nd Vt. Vols., and a member of O. O. Howard Post G. A. R. of Ludlow.

Source: Vermont Journal, March 12, 1904.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.