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Silsby, William H.


Age: 25, credited to Westmore, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 1/1/62, m/i 2/18/62, PVT, Co. K, 8th VT INF, reen 1/5/64, pr CPL 12/25/63, pr SGT 2/6/65, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, pow 9/4/62, prld 11/13/62, wdd, 5/27/63, m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: 09/21/1836, Whitefield, NH
Death: 11/12/1906

Burial: Oxbow Cemetery, Newbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/12/1869
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


2nd Great Grandfather of Sukie Knight, West Newbury, VT

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Oxbow Cemetery, Newbury, VT

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West Burke

Word was received here Monday afternoon of the death of William Silsby of Newbury caused by being run into by a runaway team.He has two sisters here, Mrs. O.C. Spencer and Miss Annette Silsby. He also has many friends and relatives.

Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, 14 Nov 1906
Transcribed by Deanna French