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Hastings, James M. Jr.


Age: 28, credited to Ludlow, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF, 2nd VT LARTY
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. C, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63; enl 8/22/64, m/i 8/22/64, Pvt, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 7/31/65

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Birth: 09/11/1834, Holden, MA
Death: 07/26/1904

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/9/1890, 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


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Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

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James Hastings died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Holden, Tuesday evening, of a complication of diseases. He was about 65 years of age, and was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Company C, 16th Vt. Volunteers, from August 29, 1862 to August 10, 1863, and in the second battery of Vermont. Light artillery, from August 22, 1864, to July 31, 1865. He had been a resident of this place for many years. He leaves two sons, Harry Hastings and Charles, and three daughters, Mrs. George Holden, Mrs. Belle Miller and Mrs. William Rock. The funeral was held at the house yesterday afternoon at 2 o';clock, Rev. A. E. Russell of the Universalist church officiating.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, July 29, 1904

The funeral of James Hastings, 65, who died July 26, was held Thursday afternoon, Rev. A. E> Russell officiating. Mr. Hastings was a veteran of the civil war and leaves two sons, Harry and Charles, and three daughters, Mrs. Geo. Holden, Mrs. Belle Miller and Mrs. William Rock.

Source: Vermont Journal, August 6, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.