Age: 21, credited to West Haven, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 3/21/64, m/i 4/12/64, Pvt, Co. I, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: abt 1843, Poultney, VT
Burial: Forestdale Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/18/1880, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
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Forestdale Cemetery, Brandon, VT
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William Jones died at the Soldiers' Home Friday afternoon. He served in Co. I, 17th Vt., from March 21, 1864 to July 14, 1865. He was born in Poultney in June, 1844, consequently he was a little over 74 years of age. He came to the home May 31. The body was taken to Brandon for burial.
Source: Bennington Evening Banner, July 13, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.