Pike, James M.
Age: 31, credited to Isle La Motte, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/4/61, m/i 9/16/61, CPL, Co. C, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr SGT, m/o 6/29/65
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Birth: 03/20/1830, Isle La Motte, VT
Burial: Cherry Plain Cemetery, Cherry Plain, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 88917200
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/9/1880; widow Mary A., 11/4/1908, NY
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)
2nd Great Grandfather of Lois M. Spatuzzi, Brooksville, FL
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Cherry Plain Cemetery, Cherry Plain, NY
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James M. Pike
Chatham Courier, 16 Oct 1906
Another old veteran of the Civil War and respected citizen passed away in the death of James M. Pike that occured early Tuesday morning at his home in South Berlin from cancer of the liver with which he been affected since spring and confined to his bed about three weeks. Mr. Pike had passed his 78th year and was a native of Vermont born March 20, 1830 at Isle LaMotte, Grand Isle on Lake Champlain. He served nearly four years in the war of the rebellion in Co. B 5th Vt. Infantry Vol., enlisting September 16, 1861 and discharged June 30, 1865 and drew a pension. He was also an honored member of the Little Hoosick Lodge, IOOF. of this place who will officiate at the funeral and burial Thursday. Besides his wife, two sons and three daughters survive, Ellsworth Pike of Cheshire, Mathew Pike of Long Island, Mrs. Henry McDonough of South Berlin, Mrs. S. B. Chapman and Mrs. Theodore Smith of New York and several grandchildren.
Contributed by Lois M. Spatuzzi, James' 2nd great-granddaughter.