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Clifford, Joseph

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Albany, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/6/63, m/i 7/11/63, Pvt, Co. L, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. C 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1845, Burlington, VT
Death: 1924

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, 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)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/16/1890, 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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

JOSEPH CLIFFORD
Veteran of Civil War Died Friday Morning at Age of 81

Joseph Clifford, aged 81 years, a veteran of the civil war, passed away Friday morning at his home on Branch street, following a long illness. Death was due to complications.

At the age of twenty he enlisted in company L of the 11th Vermont infantry. On June 24, 1865 he was transferred to company C of the same regiment and was discharged just two months later.

Following his discharge he returned to his native state where he spent the rest of his life. He has been a resident of Bennington more than a quarter of a century.

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Curtis Crosier, and one son, Bert Clifford, both of Bennington.

Funeral services are to be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home. Rev. John L. Cole will officiate. Burial will be in the village cemetery.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, May 10, 1924
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.