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Bashaw, Joseph

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Elmore, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/2/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. D, 11th VT INF, wdd, Charles Town, 8/21/64, dis/wds, 2/16/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Fairfield, VT
Death: 05/07/1918

Burial: St. Patrick Cemetery, Fairfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 15891881

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/11/1865; widow Sarah J, 6/3/1918, 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: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Patrick Cemetery, Fairfield, VT

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Obituary

FAIRFIELD

The funeral of Joseph Bashaw was held at St. Patrick's church May 3, the Rev. N. J. Lachance officiating. Mr. Bashaw was a resident of Fairfield for many years, until a few years ago when he purchased a house in Sheldon where he resided at the time of his death. He was a veteran of the Civil War and besides his wife, is survived by three children, two sons Frederic and Augustine, and one daughter, Mrs. William Nowlan, all of whom reside in this place.

Source: St. Albans Weekly Messenger, May 16, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.