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Dix, John Franklin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Wilmington, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/11/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, m/o 5/11/63

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VITALS

Birth: 05/26/1843, Rowe, MA
Death: 05/30/1928

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 95718053

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/3/1863
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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

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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Tombstone

Tombstone

Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

John Franklin Dix, 85, a resident of Brattleboro, died at the Soldiers' home in Bennington. Mr. Dix enlisted from Wilmington in Co. F, 11th Vermont Volunteers. He conducted a fish business in Brattleboro many years ago. He leaves two sisters and a brother, all of Brattleboro.

Source: Barre Daily Times, June 9, 1928
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.