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Hayes, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/10/63, m/i 12/15/63, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. B 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1845, Ireland
Death: 02/03/1899

Burial: St. Pauls Cemetery, Orwell, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 46684489

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/26/1886; widow Mary, 4/24/1899, 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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Pauls Cemetery, Orwell, VT

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Courtesy of Bernie Noble

Obituary

Hayes

John Hayes, who has been sick with pneumonia and complication of diseases for a week, died on Monday evening at his home on Clay hill. Mr. Hayes was an industrious and hard-working mechanic and one of the veterans in service at the scale works. He was 62 years old, had worked 31 years at the scale factory and leaves a wife and seven children, four of whom live here.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, March 8, 1899
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.