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Foley, Michael

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Clermont, VA
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 7/16/61, m/i 8/30/61, Pvt, Co. K, 2nd VT INF, pr CPL 3/1/65, reen 12/21/63, wdd, 12/13/62, 5/6/64, m/o 7/15/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1841, Ireland
Death: 02/25/1912

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/20/1865
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 in Bennington Soldiers Home and brought to Brandon for burial. No inscription on headstone. WPA Graves Registration Card confirms cemetery and WPA map confirms location.

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

St. Marys Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

The remains of Michael Foley who died on Sunday at the Soldiers' Home, Bennington, were brought to Brandon Tuesday. Mr. Foley was 71 years of age. The funeral was held the same day at St. Mary's Catholic church.

Source: Burlington Daily News, February 28, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

Obituary

News was received here of the death of Michael Foley at the Soldiers' home in Bennington. He was 71 years old.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, March 7, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

Plot Information

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Photo

WPA Graves Registration Card