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Casavant, Jerome B.


Age: 36, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 9/19/64, m/i 9/19/64, Pvt, Co. D, 10th VT INF, m/o 6/22/65

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Birth: abt 1828, Hinesburg, VT
Death: 05/19/1918


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/27/1889, NE
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: 10th Vt. History off-site Died in Beresford, SD. May be buried with wife at Newcastle Cemetery, Newcastle, NE; but this has not been confirmed.


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Pioneer Nebraskan Dies

Jerome Bonaparte Casavant

Newcastle, Neb., May 25 - Special: Jerome Bonaparte Casavant, 93 years old and an early settler of Dixon county, is dead. Mr. Casavant came here from Vermont in 1865, driving a team of oxen. He brought two of his children with him. His wife followed in the fall. For twenty years until about six months ago Mr. Casavant made his home with children residing in Sioux City. He was the father of nine children, five of whom were boys. Mrs. Casavant died a number of years ago.

Sioux City Journal, Sioux City, IA, May 26, 1918

Submitted by Heidi McColgan