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Aikee, Francis

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 12/23/63, m/i 12/23/63, Pvt, Co. I, 5th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, tr to VRC 7/20/64, tr back to Co 2/28/65, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 05/15/1846, Keeseville, NY
Death: 05/19/1928

Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 7th row, northwest section; 237
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 17342783

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/14/1875
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: See John R. Fisher's site for additional details on this soldier

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Report courtesy of John R. Fisher

Obituary

Funeral of Francis Aikee

The funeral of Francis Aikee was held yesterday morning at 8 o'clock at St. Joseph's Church, with solemn high requiem mass. The Rev. Father Desautels officiated at the church and the Rev. Father Sevigny officiated at the grave. The honorary bearers were members of Stannard Post, while the active bearers were W. I. Coates, C. E. Spaulding, Lester Munson, N. T. Wiggins, Oliver Dupaw and W. W. Wiggins. Burial took place in Mt. Calvary cemetery.

Source: Burlington Free Press, May 22, 1928
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.