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Ryan, Richard


Age: 23, credited to
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 5/10/64, m/i 5/19/64, Pvt, Co. H, 17th VT INF, dishonorable discharge, to date from 7/14/65

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Birth: 1841, Ireland
Death: 05/07/1887

Burial: St. Peters Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/28/1880, not approved
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.


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St. Peters Cemetery, Vergennes, VT

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The funeral of Richard Ryan - who died in Panton on the 7th inst. of heart disease, aged 53 years - took place at St. Peter's church Monday, and his remains were buried in the Catholic cemetery. He was a private in the late war and is said to have been a good soldier. He leaves four brothers - three in the West and Edward Ryan of this city.

Source: Vergennes Enterprise and Vermonter, May 13, 1887
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.