Age: 39, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 8/16/61, m/i 9/15/62, Pvt, Co. B, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 6/19/65
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Birth: 1822, Thornton, NH
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 32686096
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/11/1876; widow Catherine, 8/11/1896, VT
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)
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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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Rutland Daily Herald, July 29, 1896:
The body of Jacob Page, who died at the soldiers' home in Bennington Monday, was brought to this city yesterday morning by Maj. Coffey, superintendent of the home. Mr. Page was a member of company B, 2d Vermont Volunteers. He enlisted at Castleton under Capt. James Hope and served for three years. He had been at the home two years. The funeral will be held at the house, 82 Crescent street, this afternoon at 4.30 o'clock. Members of Post Roberts will take the belt line car in front of Grand Army hall at 4.10 o'clock.
Rutland Daily Herald, July 30, 1896:
The funeral of Jacob Page, who died Monday at the soldiers' home in Bennington, was held at the house on Crescent street yesterday afternoon at 4.30 o'clock. Roberts post was well represented. Chaplain E.M. Haynes officiated. At the grave the Grand Army ritual was read. The burial was in the soldiers' lot at Evergreen cemetery.
Contributed by Jen Snoots.