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Kennedy, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 43, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 9/15/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. A, 5th VT INF, tr to VRC 7/1/63 (G.O. 221), m/o 9/16/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1818, County Tipperary, Ireland
Death: 02/15/1891

Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 16422348

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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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BURIAL:

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Holy Cross Cemetery, St. Albans, VT

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Obituary

Mr. John Kennedy, who died Sunday night at 11 o'clock at his home on Blodgett street, was 87 years old, served four years in Co. A, 5th Vt. Vols., and was one of the oldest members of the Grand Army in the State. The funeral will be held at St. Mary's Cathedral Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock and will be attended by Stannard post in a body. The deceased was an honored and respected member of this organization. The remains will be taken to St. Albans for interment.

Source: Burlington Free Press, February 17, 1891
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.