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Age: 24, credited to Sandgate, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, 16th NY ARTY, VRC
Service: enl 10/24/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, m/o 7/27/62; 16th NY ARTY, VRC
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Birth: Abt 1843, Hoosick, NY
Burial: Sandgate Center Cemetery, Sandgate, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 16700058
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/19/1878
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)
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Sandgate Center Cemetery, Sandgate, VT
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Died at the home of John McClinty last Thursday morning, Ira Monroe, aged 75 years and 6 months. Mr. Monroe had been living with his daughter, Mrs. McClinty for some time, and the day before had been working in the garden in his usual health but was found dead on his bed Thursday morning. He was a veteran of the civil war. The funeral was held at Mr. McClinty's on Saturday afternoon and he was buried in the cemetery here.
Source: Manchester Journal, June 23, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.