Rhodes, Josiah K.
Age: 23, credited to Groton, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. D, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63
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Birth: 1839, Groton, VT
Burial: Groton Cemetery, Groton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 110804311
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/25/1887, NH
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Groton Cemetery, Groton, VT
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The many friends in this place of Josiah K. Rhodes were shocked to learn of his death which occurred at Manchester, N. H., on Wednesday, Dec 19. He had been in his usual health until a few days before his death. Mr. Rhodes was born in this town in18939. He spent his early life here, but for the past thirty years has lived in Manchester. He served in the Civil War as a member of the 15th Vermont Volunteers. He had assisted in the care of many public buildings and at the time of his death was janitor at the public library building of Manchester. Mr. Rhodes made many friends and was a highly respected citizen. He was a member of the Bethel Advent church, Mechanics Lodge of Odd Fellows and Captain Joseph Freschl Post, G. A. R. He leaves one sister, Mrs. Smith Dodge, at whose home he died, and a brother, William J. Rhodes, of Cleveland, Ohio, besides other relatives.
Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, December 26, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.