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Downing, Jacob L.


Age: 21, credited to Barton, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 8/15/62, m/i 9/22/62, Pvt, Co. D, 3rd VT INF, tr to Co. E, 7/25/64, m/o 6/19/65

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Birth: 01/24/1842, Barton, VT
Death: 06/20/1921

Burial: Willoughby Cemetery, Barton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 95596628


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/23/1881, 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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Willoughby Cemetery, Barton, VT

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Jacob Downing died at his home here Monday morning after a month's illness following a shock. Mr. Downing was 79 years of age and has lived alone the past 20 years of his life. He was a soldier in the Civil war. The funeral was held from the house and interment was in the Willoughby cemetery.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, June 22, 1921
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.