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Falk, Albert

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/5/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. C, 10th VT INF, wdd, Orange Grove (Mine Run), 11/27/63, dis/dsb 5/15/65

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VITALS

Birth: 11/15/1834, Germany
Death: 07/26/1917

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: 18
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 43541338

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/27/1865; widow Katherine, 9/18/1922
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

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Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

ALBERT FALK DEAD

Veteran of the Civil War Was Nearly Eighty-three Years Old. Albert Falk, a veteran of the civil war, died last night at his home on Grove street. He was nearly eighty-three years old. Mr. Falk saw service with company C of the 16th regiment of Vermont volunteers and had an honorable record in the war.

He was a native of Germany but had lived in this country for all of sixty years. He was by trade a cigar maker. He is survived by a widow and grown up children by a first marriage.

The funeral will be held at his late home tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. G. S. Mills, pastor for the Second Congregational church will officiate and burial will be at the cemetery at the Vermont soldiers' home. The G.A.R. will have charge at the grave.

Source: Bennington Banner, July 27, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.