Age: 0, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Service: listed as colored Civil War veteran in obit
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Birth: unknown, Unknown
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: Died in Troy, NY
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Found Dead In Barn
Wm. Brown, Colored, Died Wednesday Night From Heart Disease
South Shaftsbury, May 3 - William Brown, colored, a veteran of the Civil war, was found dead in the hay loft of one of Wallace Lyons' barns Wednesday night about 6 o'clock. He had been in poor health for some time, the cause of death was heart disease.
He leaves one son. The body will be embalmed and taken to Troy (ed. NY) today for burial by the local GAR.
The old man's age is unknown, he had worked for Mr. Lyons for several years and had been in his employ before.
Source: Bennington Banner, May 3, 1906; Contributed by Tom Boudreau