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Pond, Henry A.


Age: 26, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. F, 14th VT INF, pr CPL 2/7/63, m/o 7/30/63

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Birth: 12/21/1834, Castleton, VT
Death: 12/19/1898

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT
Marker/Plot: 333
Gravestone photographer: David & Gayle French
Findagrave Memorial #: 38539488


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/23/1890, VT; widow Martha, 3/4/1899, VT
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


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Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT

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Henry A. Pond, an old resident of Castleton died Monday morning very suddenly after an illness of but a few hours. He was taken sick on Saturday afternoon and a physician called. The cause of his death was neuralgia of the heart. He was the son of the late Col. Phillip Pond, was born in Castleton sixty-four years ago and always resided there. Mr. Pond was highly respected by all, has held various town offices, enlisted among the nine months men and was a member of the G. A. R. Post. He is survived by a wife and four children, three sons, Charles Pond of Castleton, John of Rutland and Fred of Chicago, and a daughter, Mamie Pond of Castleton. He also leaves a brother, Bushrod Pond of Rutland and two sisters, Mrs. Proctor of Castleton and Mrs. Herrick of Hoosick Falls, N. Y. The funeral services were held Thursday afternoon.

Source: Poultney Journal, December 23, 1898.

The funeral of Henry Pond was held from his late residence on Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Rev. Joshua Denton of the Advent church officiated. The singing was by E. H. Armstrong, D. D. Cole, Mrs. H. L. Clark and Mrs. Henry Armstrong. The bearers were John Pond, Chas. Pond, Bushrod Pond of Rutland, Mark Lewis, Chas. Lewis and Cuthbert Farwell. The services at the grave were by the G. A. R. Post. The funeral was largely attended by relatives and the many friends of Mr. Pond. The burial was in Hillside cemetery.

Source: Poultney Advertiser, December 28, 1898.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.