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Butterfly, James


Age: 27, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 10/16/61, m/i 10/18/61, Pvt, Co. B, 2nd VT INF, m/o 10/18/64

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Birth: 04/11/1841, Rutland, VT
Death: 07/25/1904

Burial: St. Josephs Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/17/1879
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: Brother of Charles, George and William


2nd Great Granduncle of Susan Butterfly-Ebert, Paradise Valley, AZ

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St. Joseph Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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James Butterfly

Rutland Daily Herald, July 26, 1904:

James F. Butterfly died at his home west of the city on the Kelley road early yesterday morning, death being attributed to dropsy. Mr. Butterfly was 63 years of age and a civil war veteran. He is survived by three sons, James Butterfly of Boston, Benjamin Butterfly of Lowell, Mass., and Archie Butterfly of this city, and three daughters, Mrs. Winnie Good and Miss Bertha Butterfly of Middletown, Ct., and Mrs. A. Shortsleeves of this city. The funeral will be held at the Church of the Sacred Heart of Mary at 8 o'clock tomorrow morning.

Contributed by Jen Snoots.