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Breed, William H.


Age: 20, credited to Pittsford, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/21/61, m/i 9/16/61, PVT, Co. G, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL, pr SGT 2/1/64, pr 1SGT 3/27/65, wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, comn 2LT 6/4/65 (6/17/65), m/o 6/29/65 as 1SGT

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Birth: 05/20/1841, Pittsfield, VT
Death: 11/11/1914

Burial: Village Cemetery, Pittsfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/24/1879
Portrait?: Italo Collection, VHS Collections
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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Death of William H. Breed

William H. Breed died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Eaton in Roslindale, Mass., on Nov, 11, at the age of 73 years, 5 months, 30 days. The remains were brought to this place Saturday and the funeral was held at the Methodist church Sunday at 2 p.m. After a short service with Rev. Robert Heseltine officiating, the Masonic order of which the deceased was a member had charge of the services. A large body of Masons from Rochester and Stockbridge were in attendance. Burial was in the family lot in the village cemetery.

The remains were accompanied to this place by the son, Dr. L. S. Breed and the daughter, Mrs. John Eaton, and a nephew, J. R, Nichols. Other relatives from out of town to attend the funeral were Augustus Breed and Mrs. Ernest Breed of Pittsford, Mrs. Mary Coburn and Miss Luella Wetmore of Holden, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Blackmer, Miss Lavern Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. George Mills and Mrs. F. H. Davis of Stockbridge.

Source: Herald and News, November 19, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.