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Palmer, William H.


Age: 20, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/28/63, m/i 1/7/64, Pvt, Co. A, 8th VT INF, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: 1833, Stillwater, NY
Death: 05/25/1919

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: 21
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/20/1891, VT
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: 6th death at the Bennington Soldiers' Home in 1919


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Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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The funeral service for William H. Palmer, who died Friday morning at the Soldiers' Home, was held there at 4:30 this afternoon, Rev. G. B. Mills officiating clergyman. Mr. Palmer was born in Stillwater, N.Y., in 1843. He enlisted from Shaftsbury Dec. 28, 1862 in Co. A, 8th Vt.; was wounded Sept. 19, 1864, and was mustered out June 28, 1865, For the larger part of his life he was employed at the cotton mill at North Bennington. He leaves a son, John, and a daughter, Ellen, of North Adams, Mass. Burial at the Soldiers' Home cemetery.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, May 26, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.