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Phelps, William J.
Age: 18, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 54th MA INF
Service: enl 3/25/1863, Saint Albans, VT, m/i 3/30/1863, PVT, Co. C, 54th MA INF, m/o 8/20/65, Mount Pleasant, SC (5' 6" Brown eyes, Black hair, Lt. Brown complexion; laborer)
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Birth: 1845, St. Albans, VT
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/28/1884, VT; widow Mary J., 10/25/1905, VT
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)
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Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
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St. Albans Daily Messenger
September 28, 1905
William Phelps, of Lascelle st., died suddenly of heart disease Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Mr. Phelps had been ill for several weeks with a fever score but had recovered and his condition was much better than it had been for some time. Mr. Phelps, who was a Civil War veteran, was 65 years old and is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Funeral of William Phelps
The funeral of William Phelps, who died of heart failure at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at his residence on Lascelle st., was held at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning at his home, the rev. E.E. Marggraf officiating. The burial was in the South main street cemetery, the bearers being William Powell, Daniel Prince, Charles James and William Satchell. The funeral was attended by a large number of the representative citizens of the city.
Submitted by Tom Boudreau.