Smith, John C.
Age: 17, credited to Newport, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/12/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. B, 8th VT INF, pr CPL 5/1/65, m/o 6/28/65
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Birth: 04/24/1844, Newport, VT
Burial: East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 43285011
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/19/1883, VT; widow Emma M., 7/27/1912, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT
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John C. Smith died very suddenly at his home on Bay street Saturday morning, July 20, his death resulting from heart failure following an attack of acute indigestion. Mr. Smith was a veteran of the civil war, having been a member of Co. B, 8th Vt. Vols. He is said by his comrades to have been one of the best soldiers. He was a member of Baxter Post, G.A.R. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife. They have no children. The funeral was held from the home on Monday, July 22, Rev. H.B. Rankin officiating. Burial was made in the cemetery at West Derby, the bearers being comrades of the deceased in Co. B, 8th Vt.
Source: Orleans County Monitor, July 31, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.