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Brown, John


Age: 24, credited to Richford, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/21/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. B, 1st VT CAV, pow 4/19/62, prld 5/11/62, m/o 5/22/62; enl 8/26/64, m/i 8/26/64, Pvt, Co. C, 5th VT INF, m/o 6/29/65

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Birth: 01/26/1835, Richford, VT
Death: 06/25/1914

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Richford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/30/1880
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, Richford, VT

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John Brown, an aged resident of this town, died Thursday morning at his home near East Richford, where he had lived 28 years. Death was caused by Bright's disease. Funeral services will be held in the Catholic church in this village at 9:30 o'clock Saturday morning with burial in the new cemetery. Mr. Brown was born in Athy, Kildare county, Ireland, January 23, 1835, and came to this country in 1852. He was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Co. D, Fifth Vermont. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Jesse Royce, and two sons, John Brown, an engineer on the Canadian Pacific, and Edwin Brown, section foreman at East Richford.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, June 27, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.