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Gracy, John Clark
Age: 19, credited to Peacham, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 11/4/61, m/i 11/19/61, PVT, Co. D, 1st VT CAV, reen 12/30/63, pr CPL, pr SGT 5/1/64, Co. CSSGT, 12/1/64, m/o 6/21/65
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Birth: 07/04/1842, Peacham, VT
Burial: Peacham Corner Cemetery, Peacham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 65196166
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/9/1884, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Peacham Corner Cemetery, Peacham, VT
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PEACHAM, May 31. - Services for Capt. John C. Gracey, 87, Civil war veteran, whose death leaves only three survivors of the Barnet post, Grand Army of the Republic, were held here this afternoon in the Congregational church, Rev. Y. Minakuchi, the pastor, officiating.
Six G.A.R. member from nearby posts attended the funeral. The Sons of Veterans conducted the committal services at the grave with the casket draped in the American flag.
Capt. Gracey, who had lived for the past few years in St. Johnsbury, where he died Sunday morning after a month's illness, enlisted from this town in the First Vermont Cavalry at the beginning of the Civil war. He re-enlisted in 1863 and was thrice promoted, being company commander when he was mustered out. He leaves a widow.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 1, 1932
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.