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Wilkins, Merrick J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Danby, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/26/64, m/i 8/26/64, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1848, Pawlet, VT
Death: 10/02/1915

Burial: North Rupert Cemetery, Rupert, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 54031640

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/14/1882, 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: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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North Rupert Cemetery, North Rupert, VT

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Obituary

NORTH RUPERT

Merrick Wilkins died October 2 at his home after several weeks' illness with Bright's disease. He was 67 years old. The funeral was held at his late home Monday afternoon, Rev. George Gilbert of Dorset officiating. Burial was in North Rupert cemetery. He is survived by his wife and several brothers.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, October 7, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.