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Higley, William Merrick
Age: 35, credited to Marlboro, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 9/7/64, m/i 9/7/64, Pvt, Co. I, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/1/65
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Birth: 10/24/1829, Wardsboro, VT
Burial: Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS
Gravestone photographer: Bruce & Sandi Pouliot
Findagrave Memorial #: 3671011
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/10/1890, KS; widow Mary A., 1/18/1900, KS
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: KS
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
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Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, KS
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The fifth ward in the hospital lost two of their inmates yesterday morning between 6 and 9 o'clock. The second was Wm. M. Higley, I, 8th Vermont infantry of cancer in the neck, aged 70 years. Mr. Higley leaves a wife living in Kansas City, Kansas.
Source: Leavenworth Times, December 28, 1899.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.