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Bicknell, William

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Norwich, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/2/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. B, 4th VT INF, m/o 9/30/64

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VITALS

Birth: 07/27/1835, Norwich, VT
Death: 01/06/1914

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Norwich, VT
Marker/Plot: 19
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/16/1889, VT; widow Sarah F., 1/22/1914, 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

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Hillside Cemetery, Norwich, VT

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Obituary

WILLIAM BICKNELL DEAD

Civil War Veteran of Norwich Succumbs at the Age of 78 Years.

Norwich, Jan. 8. - William Bicknell died at this home on Main street yesterday after many years of ill-health from heart failure. He was 78 years of age and was born in West Fairlee, coming to Norwich to live at the age of nine. He was married 41 years ago to Mrs. Sarah Carpenter, who survives him, also one son, Edmund Carpenter, and a daughter, Mrs. Clayton Sargent.

He was a member of the Louis Bell post, G.A.R., Hanover, N.H., and served in the Fourth Vermont regiment, Co. B, in the Civil war. He was at Gettysburg and Vicksburg and told many interesting incidents of the battles.

Source: Barre Times, Jan. 8 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.