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Ritchie, Louis H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 83rd NY INF
Service: enl, Malone, m/i, Pvt, Co. B, 83rd NY INF, 7/30/63, dis/dsb, 11/27/63, Convalescent Camp, VA

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VITALS

Birth: 7/17/1843, Chazy, NY
Death: 03/12/1928

Burial: St. Josephs Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: 4-21
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 36137609

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/2/1890, VT; widow Margaret L., 4/30/1928, VT
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: None

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St. Joseph Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Obituary

Louis H. Ritchie, 85, G.A.R. Member, Dies.

Resident of North Clarendon Was Survivor of 83d New York Infantry.

Louis H. Ritchie, of North Clarendon, 85, a member of Roberts post, G.A.R., of this city, died yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock at his home after a long illness.

Besides his wife, Mr. Ritchie is survived by two sons, Charles Ritchie of Clarendon and Ellsworth J. Ritchie of the town of Rutland.

Mr. Ritchie served five years during the Civil war period as private in company B, 83d regiment, New York infantry.

He had made his home in Clarendon for more than 15 years. Previous to that he had resided in Cuttingsville and Plattsburgh, N.Y.

The funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 8:30 o'clock at the Sacred Heart of Mary church, this city. The burial will be in St. Joseph's cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, March 13, 1926
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.