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Slocum, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 43, credited to Roxbury, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. H, 6th VT INF, dsrtd 8/23/62, rtnd 10/8/63, rtnd n.d., reen 12/15/63, dsrtd 7/24/64, rtnd 9/17/64, m/o 6/26/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1818, Roxbury, VT
Death: 02/21/1900

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 133262385

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/9/1887, VT, not approved
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home

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Obituary

John Slocum, a member of Co. H, Sixth Vermont regiment, died last week at the Soldiers' Home in Bennington, aged 82 years. He was admitted to the Home March 5, 1891, from Castleton. For the past six years he had been cared for in the hospital, suffering with heart disease and dropsy. This is the 109th death at the Home.

Source: Herald and News, March 1, 1900
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.