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Smith, Daniel William


Age: 18, credited to Sudbury, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT LARTY
Service: enl 12/8/63, m/i 12/16/63, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 7/31/65

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Birth: 11/29/1840, Goshen, VT
Death: 10/22/1935

Burial: Galvin Cemetery, Ripton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 86320667


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/3/1880
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: 1890 Veterans Census lists him as living in Ripton, VT.


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Galvin Cemetery, Ripton, VT

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Ripton Man Dies Funeral Services on Thursday

Ripton, Oct. 21. - Funeral services for Daniel William Smith of Ripton, who died today, will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday, October 24, at the home of his daughter with the Rev. Howard L. Stimmel officiating. Interment will be in the Galvin cemetery. Mr. Smith was born in Goshen January 10, 1846, the son of William and Sarah Panbourne Smith. He enlisted as a volunteer in the Second Battery, Light Artillery of Vermont, on December 8, 1863 and was discharged on July 31, 1865. During this time he took part in the battles of Post Hudson, Fredericksburg and Petersburg. He is survived by a son, Eugene Smith of Whitehall, N. Y., a daughter, Mrs. Michael Smith of Ripton, 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Smith, who was Ella Veloria Howard, died in 1930.

Source: Burlington Free Press, October 22, 1935.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.