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Collison, Silas G.


Age: 18, credited to Barton, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/14/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. D, 4th VT INF, wdd, 6/14/64, m/o 9/30/64

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Birth: 01/01/1844, Bury, Canada East
Death: 12/17/1921

Burial: Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/26/1887, 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


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Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT

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Silas G. Colliston, who was a former resident of this town for many years, died in Bradford, N. H., December 28th (sic), at the home of his brother-in-law, Frank Forsythe. The remains were taken to his home in Lyndon for burial. He enlisted in Co. D of Barton and served three years in the Civil War. Of the family of ten children there are three living, David, of Plymouth, N. H., John, of Lyndonville, and Erastus, of this town.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, 28 Dec 1921
Transcribed by Deanna French.

Webmaster's note: Probate record of his last Will and Testament are in the name of Silas G. Collison (Vermont Union-Journal, 28 Dec 1921. Death certificate says born 1/1/1844, Berry (sic), Canada East, and died 12/17/1921, in Bradford, NH.