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Hilton, Walter James

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Bristol, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, CPL, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, reen 1/20/64, pr SGT, red 3/20/64, wdd, 5/3/63, pow, VA, 5/21/64, Andersonville, prld 11/19/64, m/o 7/26/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1840, Shelburne, VT
Death: 10/30/1917

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 18
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/28/1879; widow Almeda, 11/28/1917, MA
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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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Walter J. Hilton

Walter J. Hilton, a resident of Burlington 20 years before his removal to Southbridge, Mass., eight years ago, died yesterday morning at eight o'clock at the latter place. He was born in Charlotte in 1840. He was a member of Stannard Post, G.A.R., having enlisted in the Civil War in 1861 as a member of Company G. of the Second Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was confined nine months in Andersonville prison. He leaves a wife and two children, Mrs. Winifred Brownell and Clyde Hilton; two grandchildren, Wells Brownell and Mrs. Byron Armstrong of Springfield, Mass.; and four sisters, Mrs. Jane Nash of Plattsburgh, N. Y., Mrs. Charles Browning of Worcester, Mrs. Harmon Howard of Chicago and Mrs. Edmund Curry of Leominster, Mass. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery. The notice of the funeral will be given later.

Source: Burlington Free Press, 31 Oct 1917
Courtesy of Deb Light.