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Cronk, Samuel B.


Age: 24, credited to Granville, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT LARTY, 1st VT HARTYCO
Service: enl 8/24/64, m/i 8/24/64, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, tr to 1st VHAC, 3/1/65, pr SGT, m/o 7/28/65

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Birth: 03/07/1834, Vergennes, VT
Death: 03/12/1922

Burial: Park Lawn Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot A-76
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, 8/5/1889, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT, ME
(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 at Bennington Soldiers Home


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Park Lawn Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Samuel Cronk

Aged Veteran of Civil War Passed Away Sunday.

Samuel Cronk, a Vermont veteran of the Civil War, died at his home on Maple street Sunday morning. Mr. Cronk was 88 years old last Tuesday and until quite recently was wonderfully spry for a man of these years.

Mr. Cronk was born in Vergennes and spent his boyhood in that town. When the call for arms came in "61" he was among the first to respond. He served in many of the worst campaigns of the struggle yet never was wounded. He was honorably discharged at the end of the war.

After the hostilities were over he came north and settled in New York state. Thirty-two years ago he returned to Vermont. Although while not much of his life from then on is known, he spent periods at the local Soldiers' home and at the Soldiers' home in Togus, Me. He has lived on Maple street the past 12 years and was a familiar figure in that part of town.

The funeral services will be held in Walbridge's undertaking parlor Tuesday at 2 o'clock. Rev. George S. Mills will officiate. The remains will be placed in Park Lawn vault.

Source: Bennington Banner, March 13, 1922
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.