Age: 24, credited to Cavendish, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. C, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63
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Birth: 1838, Cavendish, VT
Burial: Cavendish Village Cemetery, Cavendish, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 83648966
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/14/1890, VT
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)
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Cavendish Village Cemetery, Cavendish, VT
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James Bemis died Tuesday at a hospital in Hanover, N. H., and was buried in Cavendish yesterday. He was a veteran of the Civil war, enlisting from Cavendish in company C, 16th Vermont volunteers, August 29, 1862, and was mustered out August 10, 1863. He had no relatives nearer than a niece, and had lived here and in Andover since the war, for many years living alone on a small farm outside this village.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 2, 1911.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.