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Newman, Silas


Age: 21, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/21/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. A, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 9/25/62

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Birth: 1840, England
Death: 10/20/1909

Burial: Grandview Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 6
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, 4/12/1878
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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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Grandview Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT

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Died at Soldiers' Home

Silas Newman, aged 67 years, died at the soldiers' home hospital, Bennington, Tuesday evening October 20, having been taken there from his home near North Bennington in the afternoon. Death was due to pneumonia. The deceased was a member of Company A, 4th Vt. Regt., during the Civil War.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, October 29, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.