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Patch, Benjamin A.
Age: 19, credited to Wallingford, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/24/61, m/i, Pvt, Co. A, 4th VT INF, pr CPL 9/10/63, reen 12/15/63, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, pr SGT 5/23/65, m/o 7/13/65
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Birth: 02/18/1842, Sutton, Canada East
Burial: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 171670187
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/24/1879; widow Clarinda, 6/27/1912, VT; contesting widow Betsy Doty, 6/12/1924, VT, not approved
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
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Benjamin A. Patch died at his home on Washington street at 9:40 o'clock Monday morning after a week's illness of pneumonia. He was 70 years old and is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Charles Morris. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Baptist church. Burial will be in the Cedar Grove cemetery. He was a Civil war veteran, also a member of Eureka lodge, No. 75, F. And A. M., of this place which organization will have charge of the services at the grave.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, April 30, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.