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Fuller, James Bishop
Age: 37, credited to Grafton, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. K, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63
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Birth: 10/20/1824, Andover, VT
Burial: Popple Dungeon Cemetery, Chester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Russell Snow
Findagrave Memorial #: 111901612
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/3/1869; widow Hannah A., 9/12/1904, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Popple Dungeon Cemetery, Chester, VT
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John Bishop Fuller was born in Andover, Vt., 20 Oct., 1824, son of James Hall & Betsey (Ayers) Fuller. He m. Hannah Abigail Davis. He d. 30 July, 1904 (age 79 yrs, 9 mos., and 10 days). From his obit: endocarditis with rheumatism, at his home in west part of town. Civil War soldier. He enlisted in Co. "K", 16th Reg't Vt. Vols on 8 Sept., 1862. He was mustered into service on 21 Sept., 1862. He was discharged on 10 Aug., 1863. He was not in 1860 census of Andover, but was in Chester at that time working as a farm laborer for the Elijah Marshall family He purchased the old Amos Cook farm in Poplar Grove, Chester, by auction, and was living there in 1870.
Contributed by Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College, Windsor County researcher.
James Bishop Fuller, aged 79 years, died at his home in the west part of the town, Saturday, from pneumonia. Funeral services were held, Monday, with burial with G.A.R. Honors in the burying ground near his late home. Mr. Fuller was a veteran of the civil war, and a member of Henry Post, G.A.R. He is survived by his wife and a daughter, and by a brother whose home is in Charlestown, N.H.
Source: Vermont Journal, August 6, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.