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Tatro, Thomas


Age: 19, credited to Franklin, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 12/12/63, m/i 12/23/63, Pvt, Co. K, 6th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, in hospital 9/13/64-5/9/65, reported to Burlington, sent to New Haven Rendezvous, CT; m/o 6/12/65 (previous indications of desertion was removed from his record by War Department 5/18/75)

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Birth: 08/15/1844, Saint-Alexandre, Canada East
Death: 02/13/1918

Burial: St. George Cemetery, Bakersfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 30844921


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/29/1875
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


Great Grandfather of David Reynolds, Burlington, VT

2nd Great Grandfather of Daniel Bushey, Conroe, TX

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St. George Cemetery, Bakersfield, VT

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Thomas Tatro

The funeral of Thomas Tatro who died at his home on River St., Wednesday Feb. 13, was held from St. Ann's church at 9 a.m. Saturday, Rev. Lachance officiated. The bearers were Peter Smith, Alex Barry, Hermingile Mossey, and Oliver Mossey. the remains were placed in the vault and will be taken to Bakersfield in the spring for burial.

Those from away to attend the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. F.H. Blanchard of Keene, N.H., Mrs. Rosalie Picard and son Abraham of Claremont, N.H., Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bushey of St. Albans and Mr.. and Mrs. Gordon Reynolds of Westford.

Mr. Tatro enlisted under Capt. H. Keith in Co. H (should be K) 6th Reg't., Vermont Volunteers, Dec. 12, 1863 and was mustered into service Dec. 23rd. This regiment was in the hardest fought battles of the war and suffered more than any regiment in the brigade. It went through the Wilderness, May 5-10 1864; Spotsylvania, May 15-18; Charlestown, W.Va., Aug.-Sept. 21-22; Cedar Creek, Oct. 19; Petersburg, March 25-27, 1865; Gordon's Creek, April 6. He was badly wounded in the left hip by a gun shot in the battle of the Wilderness, May 5, 1864 and after crawling through several hours of fearful suffering at length reached comrades where he could have his wounds attended to. He was sent to the hospital at Washington, D.C., afterwards transferred to Brattleboro and finally honorably discharged by reason of disability at New Haven, Conn., June 12, 1865.

Source: Arrowhead, Vol. 10, No. 4, Milton, Vermont, February 2, 1918, contributed by Gloria Reynolds