Thompson, Silas B.
Age: 18, credited to Starksboro, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/64, m/i 8/20/64, Pvt, Co. C, 7th VT INF, m/o 5/13/65
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Birth: 1848, Starksboro, VT
Burial: Jerusalem Cemetery, Starksboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 38494625
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/23/1882, VT
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)
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Jerusalem Cemetery, Starksboro, VT
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Silas Thompson died at the home of Charles Shortsleeves Wednesday morning Feb. 23. Mr., Thompson was 80 years old and a Civil war veteran. He came here from South Starksboro recently to make his home with Charles Shortsleeves and family. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Baptist church. The Rev. W. C. Rogers of Starksboro officiated. The remains were taken to South Starksboro for interment.
Source: Middlebury Record, March 3, 1927
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.