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Weatherwax, Melancthon

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Swanton, VT
Unit(s): 4th NY HARTY
Service: enl, Ballston Spa, 11/28/61, m/i, Pvt, Co. D, 12/9/61; reen 12/12/63, wdd, 4/2/65, m/o 8/31/65, Slough Genl Hosp., Alexandria, VA; also born as Alonzo M

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Unknown
Death: 07/03/1903

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT
Marker/Plot: 78
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates "no marker".

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT

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Obituary

M. A. Weatherwax Dead.

Swanton, June 3. - M. A. Weatherwax died this afternoon about 3 o'clock at the home of S. K. Butterfield, where he boarded. Mrs. Weatherwax died in the hospital at St. Albans this spring. Mr. Weatherwax was a soldier in the Union army in the Civil War. He had been a great sufferer for many years but had been about until within a few days.

Source: St. Albans Weekly Messenger, June 4, 1903
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.