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Whitney, James P.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Putney, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/10/63, m/i 1/4/64, Pvt, Co. I, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65

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VITALS

Birth: 02/14/1845, Westminster, VT
Death: 11/13/1910

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Putney, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 98781015

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/27/1897, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Putney, VT

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Obituary

Death of James P. Whitney

James P. Whitney, 65, died very suddenly Sunday at Charlestown, N. H. He was riding with his brother-in-law when he was stricken with a shock and died before reaching home. Mr. Whitney was born Feb. 14, 1845, and was a son of Morgan and Lucy (Sanderson) Whitney. He was a resident of Putney many years and a well-known citizen. He was a veteran of the civil war, serving in Company I, 8th Vermont volunteers. He was a member of Col. W. H. Greenwood post, No. 90, of this place. He leaves besides his widow, two daughters, Minnie F. , wife of R. J. Houghton of Burlington, and Lucy E. , wife of Dr. I. R. Doane of Springfield, Vt. , and two sisters, Mrs. Charlotte Underwood of Newfane and Mrs. George I. Bishop of Springfield. The funeral was held at the home in Charlestown Wednesday morning and the burial was in the family lot in Mount Pleasant cemetery in Putney. Rev. L. W. Morey of the Congregational church officiated at the committal service. The bearers were members of the post: H. A. Brainerd, C. F. Brown, A. P. Ranney, N/V. Sleeper, A. D. Kerr and A. C. Cobb. Those present from out of town were Mrs. Whitney of Charlestown, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Houghton of Burlington, Dr. and Mrs. J. R> Doane of Springfield, Mr. and Mrs. George I. Bishop of Springfield, Levi J. Houghton of Charles town, N. H. , Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler of Williamsville, Richard Underwood and Miss Jennie Underwood of Newfane, Miss Sadie Underwood of Brattleboro.

Source: Brattleboro Reformer, Nov 18, 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.