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Lambert, John C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Mendon, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/23/61, m/i 9/16/61, CPL, Co. G, 5th VT INF, reen 2/20/64, red, pr CPL 4/24/64, m/o 6/29/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/20/1841, Manchester, VT
Death: 07/24/1909

Burial: Northam Cemetery, Shrewsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 184741428

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/7/1879; widow Lucinda E., 9/1/1915, VT, not approved
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT, ME
(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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Northam Cemetery, Shrewsbury, VT

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Obituary

CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIES.
John C. Lambert Passes Away at His Home in Shrewsbury at Age of 70 Years.

John C. Lambert died Saturday evening at his home in Shrewsbury after an illness of over a year, having been confined to his bed for the past four months.

Mr. Lambert was 70 years old, and a veteran of the Civil war, having served as a corporal in Company G, 5th Vermont Regiment, First Brigade, Vermont Infantry. He was a member of Roberts post, No. 14, Grand Army of the Republic.

Mr. Lambert leaves a wife and one daughter, the latter living in Chippenhook. Notwithstanding the fact that he lived far from the nearest Grand Army post his comrades visited him often.

The funeral services will be held at his home on the Cold river road in Shrewsbury at 2 o'clock this afternoon and interment will be at North Shrewsbury.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, July 26, 1909.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.