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Edmunds, William Henry

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Chittenden, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 1/4/62, m/i 2/12/62, CPL, Co. I, 7th VT INF, pr SGT 3/19/62, red 8/8/62, pr CPL 4/6/64, pr SGT 2/18/65, pr 1SGT 11/1/65, comn 2LT 3/1/66 (4/9/66), m/o 3/14/66 as 1SGT

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VITALS

Birth: 08/27/1840, Danby, VT
Death: 10/24/1915

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 32525639

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/15/1898; widow Martha J., 11/2/1915, VT
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Anne Sargent Blake, Chelmsford, MA

2nd Great Grandfather of Meg Edmunds, Burlington, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

William H. Edmunds

Rutland Daily Herald, Oct. 26, 1915:

L.D. Edmunds and Willis R. Edmunds of this city have received word of the death of their father, W.H. Edmunds, which occurred Sunday at his home in Bethel. Mr. Edmunds, who was a dealer in lumber, was born in Danby August 27, 1840, but for man years had lived in Bethel.

He is survived by his wife, five sons, L.D., and Willis R., of this city, George W. and Fred A., of Bethel and Louis F. of Royalton, three daughters, Miss Myrtle H. Edmunds of Chittenden, Mrs. Albert Newell and Mrs. E. McIntyre of Bethel and one brother, R.F. Edmunds of Middletown Springs.

The funeral will be held at his late home at Bethel this afternoon at 2 o'clock and burial will be in Evergreen cemetery this city tomorrow morning. A special electric car will leave for the cemetery at 11.10 o'clock.

Contributed by Jennifer Snoots.