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Smith, Henry J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Enosburgh, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, VRC
Service: enl 9/6/62, m/i, Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT CAV, 9/26/62, pow, Hagerstown, 7/6/63, prld 11/17/63, tr to VRC 1/15/64, m/o 7/17/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1836, Unknown
Death: 01/01/1898

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/26/1880; widow Carrie C., 2/2/1898, VT
Portrait?: USAHEC off-site
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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Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

Henry J. Smith died at the Soldiers' Home last Saturday. This is the 82nd death in that institution. The deceased was a member of Co, A, 1st Vt. Cav., and 62 years of age.

Source: Vermont Tribune, January 7, 1898
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.