Age: 27, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 1/10/62, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. D, 7th VT INF, reen 2/25/64, m/o 3/14/66
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Birth: 1836, Canada
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 54472799
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/5/1880; widow Mary C., 6/4/1906, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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Rutland Daily Herald, April 9, 1906:
James Johnston died at his home, No. 48 Woodstock avenue, Saturday afternoon [4/7/06] at 5.20 o'clock, after an illness of a week with heart trouble. Mr. Johnston was 70 years old and was born in Somersetshire, England. He had lived in this city for the past 40 years.
Deceased was a member of Company D., 7th Vermont regiment of infantry, and served with credit throughout the civil war. He was a member of Roberts Post, G.A.R. Besides his widow, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. James Brislin of this city, and Mrs. Edward Eustace of Peoria, Ill. The funeral will be in charge of Roberts Post, G.A.R., and will be held at St. Peter's church at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning. The bearers will be six veterans of Mr. Johnston's old war company. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery.
Contributed by Jennifer Snoots.