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Smith, Girdin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Waterford, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 7/13/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. H, 3rd VT INF, pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld n.d., to VRC 11/20/63, m/o 7/27/64

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VITALS

Birth: 05/03/1835, Sutton, VT
Death: 10/12/1905

Burial: Village Cemetery, Shelburne, VT
Marker/Plot: South Annex, Lot 29
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 87382598

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/14/1882, VT; widow Mary J., 10/23/1905, VT; handicapped child, 3/3/1909, VT
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

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BURIAL:

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Village Cemetery, Shelburne, VT

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Obituary

The death of Girdin Smith occurred yesterday afternoon. Mr. Smith was in his 71st year and has been a great sufferer since last July, when he was afflicted with a second stroke of paralysis. He leaves a wife, six sons and two daughters, Edwin of Woodstock, Fred of Salt Lake City, Utah, Mrs. John Taylor of Burlington, Frank, Henry, Arthur, Earl and Miss Pearl Smith of this town. Notice of the funeral will be announced later.

Source: Burlington Free Press, October 13, 1905

The funeral of Girdin Smith was held yesterday afternoon at two o'clock from his late home on Shelburne road, the Rev. Mr. Heaxt officiating. The burial was in the cemetery at Shelburne.

Source: Burlington Free Press, October 16, 1905
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.