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Galvin, William E.


Age: 24, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. E, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63

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Birth: 07/22/1837, Ireland
Death: 05/07/1915

Burial: Galvin Cemetery, Ripton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42590328


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/26/1891, 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


2nd Great Grandfather of Jeffrey Newton, Brandon, VT

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Galvin Cemetery, Ripton, VT

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William Galvin died at his residence in the forenoon of Friday May 7th. He was born in Ireland May 9, 1836, and came to this country when a small lad. He was a veteran of the Civil war, serving in Company E, 14th Vt. Vols., a member of William P. Russell post, No. 89, G.A.R., and had held a good many offices in the gift of the town. At the time of his death he was lister, justice of the peace, and overseer of the poor. He leaves a son, John of Worcester, Mass., and daughter, Mrs. Rose Newton of East Middlebury, also four brothers.

The funeral was held at his late residence Monday morning, May 10th, with a prayer service at the house. There was a large attendance of neighbors and friends. The casket was draped with the stars and stripes and was covered with a profusion of flowers. The interment was in the cemetery near his old home.

Source: Middlebury Register, May 14, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.