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Laird, Robert W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 32, credited to Chelsea, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, CPL, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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VITALS

Birth: 02/03/1830, Chelsea, VT
Death: 06/24/1908

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: 11
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 75719818

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/14/1888, VT; widow Ellen S., 7/7/1908, 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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT

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Obituary

RESPECTED CITIZEN DEAD
Robert W. Laird of Chelsea Passed Away Last Evening

Chelsea, June 25. - Robert W. Laird, one of Chelsea's oldest and most highly respected citizens, died last evening after several weeks of failing health, with cancer of the stomach. The funeral will be held from his late home on North Main street, Friday at 3 o'clock p. m. He is survived by a widow, six daughters, Mrs. Charles Taplin of Milford, N.H., Mrs. E. I. Hibard of Montpelier, Mrs. Elva O. Bicknell of Tunbridge, Mrs. Arthur Stearns of Williamstown, Mrs. Charles W. Bacon of this town, and Miss Mattie, who resides at home; also one son, Merton, who resides at home.

Source: Barre Daily Times, June 25, 1908.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.