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Mitchell, Thomas J.
Age: 19, credited to Sheffield, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 8/18/62, m/i 9/22/62, Pvt, Co. E, 6th VT INF, pr CPL, tr to Co. I, 10/16/64, m/o 6/19/65
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Birth: 1843, Glover, VT
Burial: Village Cemetery, Sutton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Bev Lasure
Findagrave Memorial #: 28853141
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/21/1880, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Village Cemetery, Sutton, VT
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Thomas Mitchell dropped dead Wednesday morning while splitting wood. He had been in his usual health and no warning was given of his sudden departure. The funeral was held at the home Friday afternoon, Rev. Elisha Sanderson officiating.
Mr. Mitchell was born in glover, Jan. 2, 1843,and spent most of his life in or near this town. He was an honest man, a good neighbor and a loyal citizen. He served in the Civil war three years and was a member of D. Rattery Post of West burke. Other members of the Post, charles McKown, Riley Roundy and Bowman Kelley attended the funeral. His casket was draped with the flag and covered with beautiful flowers. Besides his widow he leaves an only son, Kingsley Mitchell.
Source: Vermont Union-Journal, 16 Apr 1924.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.