Age: 23, credited to Lyndon, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 9/5/63, m/i 10/7/63, Pvt, Co. M, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. D, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65
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Birth: 1841, Middlebury, VT
Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Bakersfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kimberly Ovitt
Findagrave Memorial #: 152233176
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/16/1881, VT; widow Matilda, 2/28/1918, MA
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)
Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career
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Maple Grove Cemetery, Bakersfield, VT
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The remains of John Simmons, an old resident of this town, were brought to this place for burial Saturday from Chartley, Mass. The funeral was held from the Congregational Church, the Rev. W.W. Smith officiating. The remains were accompanied by the wife and two sons, David and Lomby. Mr. Simmons was 77 years old and was a veteran of the Civil War.
Source: Burlington Free Press, Feb. 28, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.