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Rivers, Antoine


Age: 39, credited to Monkton, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/16/62, Pvt, Co. A, 6th VT INF, m/o 6/19/65

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Birth: 10/15/1823, Pointe-du-Lac, Canada East
Death: 08/05/1897

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 35351469


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/17/1879
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: None


3rd Great Grandfather of Nickie Rivers-Cheney, Ticonderoga, NY

3rd Great Grandfather of Teena Rivers Lafleche, Panton, VT

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St. Marys Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Antoine Rivers died at the home of his son, Charles, in Bristol Notch on Thursday. The funeral was held on Sunday at the Catholic church. The interment was at Middlebury. The deceased was 74 years old and a member of Company A 6th Vermont Volunteers. A widow, two sons and a daughter survive.

Source: Middlebury Register, August 13, 1897.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.