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Aikens, Joseph P.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Barnard, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 4th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, PVT, Co. B, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, PVT, Co. D, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL, SGT, 1SGT 1/1/63, comn 1LT, Co. I, 5/5/64 (6/11/64), pr CPT, Co. A, 8/9/64 (9/29/64), wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, dis/wds, 3/8/65

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations

VITALS

Birth: 11/22/1840, Royalton, VT
Death: 02/09/1924

Burial: Hartford Point Cemetery, Hartford, VT
Marker/Plot: Range 2 Lot 5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 54/25/1865, VT
Portrait?: Joseph Stahl 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: 1890 - Living in Windsor, VT

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Ray Luddy, Reading, MA

2nd Great Grandfather of Susan Aikens Post, Birmingham, MI

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Hartford Point Cemetery, Hartford, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Obituary

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shepard attended the funeral of Capt. J. P. Aikens at the Congregational church in West Lebanon, N. H., Monday of this week. His death occurred at the Hanover hospital the morning of February 9.

Source: Vermont Journal, February 15, 1924.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.