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Martin, Michael


Age: 24, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/10/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. A, 4th VT INF, wdd, Fredericksburg, 12/13/62, dis/wds, 5/18/63

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Birth: 08/15/1837, Ireland
Death: 08/05/1911

Burial: New Catholic Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: 4
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, 7/3/1862; widow Anna F., 8/31/1911, 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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New Catholic Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Veteran Resident of North Bennington Died Saturday

Michael Martin, aged 74 years, died Saturday afternoon at his home, at Old Bennington after an illness of a year. Cause of death was cancer

Mr. Martin, who was a native of Ireland had lived in Bennington for many years, coming here when only a child of ten with his parents who were Dennis and Celia Martin. For many years he was foreman in the Fisher Woolen Mills, now the Holden Leonard Co's factory. He saw active service in the Civil War enlisting in the First Vermont volunteers

The surviving relatives are his widow, Mrs. Anna S. Martin, two daughters, Mrs. J. T. Curran and Mrs. William Sullivan of Cambridge, Mass., and one son, Joseph J. Martin, of Savannah, Ga

The funeral will be held from St. Francis de Sales church at 9:30 o'clock Tuesday morning, Rev. A. J. Barron officiating

Mr. Martin was a well-known and respected citizen of Bennington. He had a wide circle of friends and always took a deep interest in the affairs of the town.

Source: Bennington Banner, Aug 7, 1911
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.