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Wilder, Emery Square

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Jamaica, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/28/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. K, 9th VT INF, pow, Winchester, 9/4/62, prld 9/15/62, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 11/26/1842, Jamaica, VT
Death: 06/05/1916

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Jamaica, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 118698783

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/31/1883; widow Ida I., 6/15/1916, VT
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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Grandfather of Carley Young Sanderson, West Townshend, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Pleasant View Cemetery, Jamaica, VT

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Obituary

LONDONDERRY Death of Emery Wilder.

News has been received here from Manchester of the death of Emery Wilder, 74, father of E. A. Wilder of this village. Mr. Wilder was well known here, having run the hotel several years and having lived on the Frank Davis farm. He was a Civil war veteran and belonged to the Masonic lodge in Jamaica. He leaves a wife and three sons, Hugh and Eldorus of this town and Charles of Jamaica. The funeral and burial took place Wednesday in Jamaica, where he formerly lived.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, June 9, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.