Age: 27, credited to Braintree, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 12/8/63, m/i 12/19/63, Pvt, Co. C, 2nd VT INF, m/o 5/3/64
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Birth: 1835, Saint-Antoine, Canada East
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Randolph, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: Giard, Pierre
Pension?: Yes, 6/30/1864; widow Caroline Giard, 10/2/1893
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)
2nd Great Grandfather of Al Spooner, Montvale, NJ
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Holy Cross Cemetery, Randolph, VT
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On September 27th, 1893, Peter Jerd received his final discharge from the ranks of the living. He was loyal to his country in the hour of her need, serving faithfully in Co. C, 2d Reg't Vt. Vols. He was also a true and faithful comrade of the G.A.R. Therefore be it
RESOLVED, That in his death U.S. Grant Post has lost another one of its members.
RESOLVED, That, as a token of respect, the Post colors be draped in mourning for thirty days.
RESOLVED, That to the widow and children, we tender our sincere sympathy in this, their bereavement.
RESOLVED, That a copy of these resolutions be presented to the family of our late comrade and one be published in the HERALD and NEWS.
Source: West Randolph Herald and News, Nov. 2, 1893
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.