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Age: 18, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: Substitute - 1st Co. Vt. Drafted Men; enl 7/29/63, m/i 7/29/63, PVT, Co. I, 4th VT INF, dsrtd 5/20/64, rtnd n.d., tr to Co. F, 2/25/65, m/o 7/13/65
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Birth: 1847, Waterbury, VT
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 72438880
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/19/1890, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Holy Cross Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
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John O'Connor, 85, one of Montpelier's three surviving Civil War veterans, died early Sunday morning January 9, 1933, of his injuries in Heaton Hospital. He was struck by a car last Tuesday. Mr. O'Connor was hit near the foot of Northfield Street, Montpelier by a Ford owned and driven by Mr. Murtraen Manuard of Winooski, Vt. about 6:10 A.M.
Mr. O'Connor never regained consciousness. He had both legs and both wrists broken and many body and forhead bruises. He had been caretaker of the city barn for the last 39 years and was struck while on his way to work.
John O'Connor server in CO. F., 4TH. Vermont Infantry. He was born September 26, 1847 the son of Mitchell and Harriet (Latimar) O'Connor of Waterbury. He leaves a daughter, Mr. William Brown of Winooski ; a son, Robert E. O'Connor of Oak Park, ILL. a granddaughter, Miss Evangeline Galaise of Winooski and a brother, Patrick O'Connor of Malone NY, besides several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held from St. Augustine's Church at 9;00 O'clock, Tuesday morning. Burial will follow in the cemetery at Waterbury.*
Military Record: O'CONNER, John; residence Waterbury, VT; enlisted 29 July 1863, substitute for Charles L. Bebee of Waterbury; mustered in 29 July 1863 and assigned to company I with the rank of private. Deserted 20 May 1864; Returned. Transferred to Company F, 25 Feb. 1865; mustered out 13 July 1865.
Sources: "Burlington Free Press, 3 and 9 Jan. 1933, p 6; Revised Roster, p.137.
Note: Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery Duxbury Corners, VT.
Contributed by Ken St. Germain