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Phillips, George H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Manchester, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/62, m/i 10/21/62, CPL, Co. C, 14th VT INF, pr SGT 7/4/63, m/o 7/30/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1839, Fitzwilliam, NH
Death: 02/10/1908

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Arlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 15868348

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/29/1898,VT; widow Helen M., 6/27/1904, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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Evergreen Cemetery, Arlington, VT

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Obituary

George Phillips, a well known resident, passed away at his home in this village Monday afternoon at two o'clock. Mr. Phillips has been ill with pneumonia for several days but until Sunday evening his friends had hoped for his recovery. The deceased was a veteran of the Civil war and all his life since the war has been spent in this town, with the exception of a few years he was employed in Courtland, N.Y. He was assistant postmaster and was at his place in the office the day he was taken ill and was obliged to be carried home. Besides his wife he leaves two sons, Edward H. Phillips of North Bennington and R. N. Phillips of Saunderstown, R.I. Mr. Phillips was one of the most respected citizens of the community and will be greatly missed in the office where he has served for over eight years. He was a member of the G.A.R. Post also of the Masonic lodge. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at the home.

Source: Bennington Banner, Feb. 13, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.