Age: 20, credited to Readsboro, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/20/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. I, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63
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Birth: 04/20/1841, Readsboro, VT
Burial: South Readsboro Cemetery, Readsboro, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 31657201
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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South Readsboro Cemetery, Readsboro, VT
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Wednesday about one o'clock, Mr. Nathan Bishop fell into Howe's pond and was drowned, his body recovered about six o'clock Thursday morning. Mr. B in company with others went to the pond to fish, when the accident happened. He leaves a wife and five children. He was about thirty-five years old.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.
Nathan Bishop of Readsboro, 30 years old, while intoxicated, engaged in a squabble with Walter Bellows on the shore of a pond, Wednesday of last week, and falling into the water was drowned.
Source: The Vermont Union, Lyndon, VT, July 15, 1875
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.