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Jillson, John S.


Age: 18, credited to Dummerston, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/12/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. F, 1st VT CAV, m/o 11/18/64

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Birth: 12/21/1843, Newfane, VT
Death: 03/12/1923

Burial: Meeting House Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 95964114


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/1/1890, 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


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Meeting House Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT

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John S. Jillson, 79, a Civil War veteran, died about 7 o'clock Monday evening in his home on the Sunset Lake road in West Brattleboro about three miles from this village. He had been in failing health two months and was confined to his bed the past few days. Death resulted from dilation of the heart.

Source: St. Albans Weekly Messenger, March 15, 1923
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.