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Mason, George W.
Age: 34, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/3/63, m/i 12/26/63, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. C, 6/13/65, m/o 8/2/65
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Birth: 03/05/1826, Barnet, VT
Burial: Old Protestant Cemetery, Island Pond, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Bev Lasure
Findagrave Memorial #: 181079430
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/6/1882, VT
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)
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Old Protestant Cemetery, Island Pond, VT
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George Mason, a familiar figure to Island Pond the past half century, passed away very quietly Monday night, from heart failure, aged 77 years, 4 months and six days. He had been in failing health since last April, and yet within a week was about the village. He was born in Danville in 1828, came to Island Pond in 1851, and has since resided here. Two brothers survive him, Jonathan of Akron, Ohio, and Charles of Brattleboro. Funeral services were held at his late home Wednesday afternoon, conducted by Rev. C. D. Lance.
Source: Essex County Herald, July 14, 1905.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.