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Pierson, Henry M.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/23/62, m/i 10/4/62, CPL, Co. C, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1838, Shelburne, VT
Death: 08/18/1915

Burial: Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY
Marker/Plot: 152-19171
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 58486887

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/27/1890, NY; widow Frances A., 10/21/1915, NY
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. See also Green-Wood Cemetery, Civil War Biographies, off-site

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Henry M. Pierson

New York Times
August 19, 1915

AGED CIVIL WAR VETERAN DEAD

Henry Morse Pierson, President of the Coal By-Products Company, in Manhat- tan, which extracts coal, paraffine and gas from cannel coal, died from heart disease yesterday at his Summer home in Westfield, N.J. Mr. Pierson was born seventy-seven years ago in Shelburn, Vt., and served throughout the civil war with the Twelfth Vermont Volunteer Infantry. Mr. Pierson lived at 84 Bacon street, Brooklyn, and had been a resident of that borough for more than fifty years. He was a member of Winchester Post, G.A.R., of Brooklyn, and left a wife and a step-daughter, Mrs. Clare Snevily.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.