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Niles, Jason D.


Age: 23, credited to Charleston, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 4/22/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. D, 3rd VT INF, pr CPL 5/10/64, wdd, Lee's Mill, 4/16/62, 5/10/64, m/o 7/27/64

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Birth: 04/16/1838, Compton, Canada East
Death: 10/04/1916

Burial: West Charleston Cemetery, Charleston, VT
Marker/Plot: SeCT 3
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 95292710


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/1/1865
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: None


Great Grandfather of Jack Gordon Eastman, Casino, NSW, AU

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West Charleston Cemetery, Charleston, VT

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Jason D. Niles

After an illness of over one year with gangrene in his right foot, Mr. Niles was released from suffering by death on Oct. 4, at his home in this place. He was born in Canada 77 years ago last April. He married Miss Ann Royce of this town, and to them were born six children;; four little daughters preceded them to the better land, and two remain, Charles, who has always lived at home, and tenderly cared for his mother in the home till the last, and with his wife and her daughter have cared for the father through his long illness, assisted by his sister, the only remaining daughter, Ada, Mrs. E. V. Eastman, who with her husband and son, Dale, the only grandchild, have been ever ready to minister to his wants. Mr. Niles was a veteran of the Civil war and was a brave soldier. He was in Co. D. 3d Vt. Regt. He was twice wounded and lost his right arm in the battle of Lees Mills. He will not only be missed in the home, but by the residents of our village. He was a great reader and had a wonderful memory. The S. S. Scholars of both churches were remembered by him each Christmas, and many will not soon forget his kindly deeds. His funeral was from the Baptist church Oct. 6, his pastor, Rev. W. D. Hetherington bring the officiating clergyman, and H. G. Ruiter, director. Bearers were Messrs. Dane, Temple, Dudley, Reed. Burial in the family lot beside his wife and children. The floral offerings were very beautiful from the family, relatives and friends, also G. A. R. And W. R. C., Baptist church and Ladies' Aid Society.

Source: Express and Standard, October 19, 1916.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.