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Collins, Moses


Age: 26, credited to Brookfield, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/21/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. F, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: abt 1836, Malone, NY
Death: 05/17/1896

Burial: New Cemetery, Brookfield, 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, 6/16/1885; widow Sophronia B., 8/3/1896, 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: farmer


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New Cemetery, Brookfield, VT

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After a lingering illness of more than a year, Moses Collins died last Sunday evening. The funeral was on Tuesday at one o'clock, Rev. C. H. Morse officiating. The Henry Thomas Post, of which the deceased was a member, attended in a body and at the grave conducted a ritual service. Mr. Collins was 61 years of age. He served with great credit in the army during the Civil War. Since the war he has resided in Brookfield. His death makes the third from the membership of the post within a year. He leaves a widow and one daughter, Mrs. George Wilbur.

Source: Herald and News, May 21, 1896
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.