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Howard, John Smith


Age: 21, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/4/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 12/16/64, m/o 6/24/65

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Birth: 01/10/1841, Fairfax, VT
Death: 06/07/1933

Burial: Sanderson Corners Cemetery, Fairfax, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 24217705


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/29/1901, VT; widow Flora A., 7/6/1933, 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


Great Grandfather of Bernadette Wyman, Waterbury, VT

2nd Great Grandfather of Cedric D. Columb, Franklin, VT

2nd Great Grandfather of Lorelei Wyman, Waterbury, VT

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Sanderson Corners Cemetery, Fairfax, VT

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Fairfax Man Dies at 92 – Last Surviving Member of Richardson Post.

FAIRFAX, June 7. - John S. Howard, last surviving member of the I. B. Richardson Post, Grand Army of the Republic, and the oldest man in town, died here about 6 o’clock at the age of 92. He is survived by one son, Delbert D. Howard, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock at his late home and burial will be in Sanderson Corners cemetery.

Source: Burlington Free Press, June 8, 1933
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.