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Miner, James


Age: 20, credited to Tinmouth, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 7/30/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. C, 10th VT INF, m/o 6/22/65

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Birth: 1842, Canada
Death: 01/20/1919

Burial: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: 29
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/13/1879
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: 10th Vt. History off-site


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Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT

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Death of James Miner

James Miner, a veteran of the Civil war, who has been in poor health for some time, died at 11 o'clock Monday night at his home. The funeral arrangements had not been made last night.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, January 21, 1919

Funeral of James Miner

The funeral of James Miner was held at his late home Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock Rev. J. H. Blackburn officiated. His text being taken from Phil. 1-21, these words, "To die is gain." The floral tributes were many and beautiful, including pieces from the Relief corps at Wallingford and relatives and friends. The bearers were, F. H. Shepard, George D. Wells, Thomas Wood, Charles Stone, E. L. Maynard and W. A. Smith, all members of Bosworth Post, No. 53, G. A. R., of which Mr. Miner was a member. There was a large attendance including many from out of town. Among those present were, Mrs. Helen Miner, Mrs. Levi Miner and Miss Helen Miner, Moses Mayhew, Mrs. Fred Las Parl, Miss Ida Durivage, Mrs. Joseph Durivage, Mrs. Walter Krans, A. C. Mason, Miss Grace Hascall, Miss Marion McDonough, all of Rutland, Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Ridlon of Cuttingsville, Amos Wescott of Clarendon, D. N. Howard and daughter of Fair Haven, Mr. and Mrs. George Babcock of West Haven, Mr. and Mrs. John Scribner of Pawlet, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pond, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bushel and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Howard and daughter of Hampton. N.Y., and many others from Castleton, Poultney and Fair Haven. Burial was beside his wife in Cedar Grove cemetery, Fair Haven.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, January 24, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.