Age: 31, credited to Alburgh, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 1st USSS
Service: enl 9/6/61, m/i 9/13/61, PVT, Co. F, 1st USSS, reen 1/2/64, tr to 2nd USSS, Co. E, 12/23/64, tr to 4th VT INF, Co. G, 2/25/65, pr CPL 6/20/65, m/o 7/13/65
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Birth: 1830, Ireland
Burial: Tabor Cemetery, Swanton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 47378831
Alias?: Kaanan, John
Pension?: Yes, 6/3/1875 (Kaanan)
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 Granduncle of Judith Shepard Wilson, Bradenton, FL
3rd Great Granduncle of Cynthia Wilson, Huntsville, AL
3rd Great Granduncle of Jennifer Wilson Gaugler, Key West, FL
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Tabor Cemetery, Swanton, VT
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John Keenan, a native of this town and a Civil War veteran, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Patnode, at North Hero, Friday, aged 76 years. Mr. Keenan was a member of Burton's sharpshooters. Besides Mrs. Patnode he leaves another daughter, Mrs. William Green of Weehawken, N.J. A son, Lee Keenan, was crushed to death under a load of saw logs at West Swanton a number of years ago. The interment was at West Swanton yesterday.
Source: Burlington Free Press, May 14, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.