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Avery, John W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Strafford, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/29/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. D, 9th VT INF, dis/dsb 11/6/62

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VITALS

Birth: 11/04/1841, Strafford, VT
Death: 05/14/1895

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Strafford, VT
Marker/Plot: 4
Gravestone researcher/photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 27348819

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/5/1866; widow Mary J., 5/18/1895, VT
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: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Evergreen Cemetery, Strafford, VT

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Obituary

John Avery, a carpenter, took a dose of paris green at Barre Saturday night and died the following morning. He had been on a protracted spree. He leaves a widow and two children. He was a veteran of the civil war.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, May 10, 1895
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.