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Girard, Joseph

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Bakersfield, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 3/29/65, m/i 3/29/65, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, m/o 7/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 05/03/1847, Bakersfield, VT
Death: 09/15/1924

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: B-186; row 6 northeast section bottom row
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 51022987

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/11/1892, VT; widow Alice M., 9/29/1924, 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: See John R. Fisher's site for additional details on this soldier

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Report courtesy of John R. Fisher

Obituary

Funeral services for Joseph Girard were held yesterday morning at 8 o'clock at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The Rev. P. A. Barry officiated at the church, and the Rev. P. C. Brennan at St. Joseph's cemetery, where burial took place. Mr. Girard was a member of the Ligue of the Sacred Heart. He was also a Civil War veteran. Present at the services were his wife and six children, the Rev. Brother Philip of the Christian Brothers of Buffalo, N.Y., Mrs. Leon Deuso of 141 Lakeview terrace, Mrs. Bradford St. Francis of 44 School street, Charles Girard of Montgomery Center, Clayton Girard of Pawtucket, R. I., and Howard Girard of Nashua, N. H.

Source: Burlington Free Press, September 19, 1924.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.