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Winship, William R.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Windham, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 3/25/65, m/i 3/25/65, Pvt, Co. H, 6th VT INF, m/o 6/26/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/27/1848, Wallingford, VT
Death: 04/10/1917

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 51469423

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/29/1889, VT; widow Alice J., 7/9/1917, 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

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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Obituary

Civil War Veteran Dies.

William Winship, a Civil war veteran and a long time resident of this place, died at his home on Clarendon avenue Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock, after a lingering illness with a complication of diseases. He was 69 years old. He was a member of Company E, Sixth Vermont regiment. He had been employed by the Clarendon Marble company for many years until he retired from active work about two years ago. Mr. Winship is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Michael McCormack of this place, two brothers, Edward and Fremont Winship, and a sister, Mrs. Dwight Collins, all of Danby. The funeral will be held at the house Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, April 12, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.