Collins, Virgil H.
Age: 41, credited to Moretown, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: drafted - enl 5/12/64, m/i 5/12/64, PVT, Co. G, 5th VT INF, pow 3/27/65, prld 3/30/65, m/o 6/24/65
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Birth: Unknown, Essex, VT
Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 108295272
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/10/1885
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: Died in Colchester, VT
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Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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Virgil H. Collins, a veteran of the Civil War, died Saturday morning ot eight o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Viens, in Winooski, with whom he has made his home for the past year. Mr. Collins was stricken with apoplexy about a week ago, from which he failed to rally. He was 83 years of age and served in company G, 5th Infantry, during the rebellion. As far as is known he has no relatives. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock from the house on West Spring street with interment in Green Mount cemetery.
Source: Barre Times, Aug. 22, 1905
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.