Site Logo
Soldiers - Units - Battles - Cemeteries - Towns

Greaves, James W.


Age: 18, credited to Craftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/30/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, wdd, 7/6/63, m/o 11/18/64

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations


Birth: 03/17/1844, Albany, VT
Death: 03/31/1931

Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 3677357


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/8/1875
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


(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)


Copyright notice


Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.



Funeral services for James W. Greaves, Civil war veteran, who died Tuesday morning at his home, 40 Williams street, were held yesterday morning at 10 o'clock at Church of Christ the King, Rev. Bernard Kelly, pastor, officiating. The bearers were Edward J. Mulqueen, Donald E. Mulqueen, E. C. Hopkins, and Daniel W. Cutting. Persons from out of town who attended the funeral were Mrs. Charles Hewitt, Milwaukee, Wis.; Miss Effie Miles, Manchester Center; Miss Ruth Miles, Albany, Vt; Mrs. Fred Cassidy, Burlington; Emil Gourry, Troy, N.Y.

Besides many flowers sent to the family by relatives and friends there were pieces from Department of Vermont, Sons of Veterans, Linda Richards tent, Women's Relief corps, Rutland Teacher's Association, Lincoln Parent-Teacher's Association, Roberts post, G.A.R., Lincoln 4th grade, Sons of Union Veterans, Lincoln Teacher' and the Elks lodge.

Delegations from the following organizations attended the funeral in a body: Roberts post, Woman's Relief corps, Daughters of the Union Veterans, Sons of Veterans, and its auxiliary. The burial was in Calvary cemetery, where Father Kelly conducted the committal service.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, April 4, 1931
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.