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Benjamin, Thomas W.


Age: 34, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/3/63, m/i 10/12/63, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, wdd, 6/4/64, dis/dsb 6/13/65

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Birth: 1829, Woodbury, VT
Death: 11/24/1883

Burial: Main Street Cemetery, Hardwick, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 199997545


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/15/1865; widow Maria T., 8/12/1884, 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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Main Street Cemetery, Hardwick, VT

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Thomas Benjamin died Saturday night at 10.30 o'clock, thus closing a long sickness of pain and suffering. He passed away quietly, and without a struggle. The funeral was held Tuesday at 1 o'clock p. m., Rev. A. Scribner of Burke, officiating. The services were attended by a large circle of friends and members of Ellsworth Post. G.A.R.

Source: Morrisville News and Citizen, 29 Nov 1883
Transcribed by Deanna French