Age: 25, credited to Fair Haven, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 1/7/62, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. C, 7th VT INF, reen 2/23/64, MSCN, dsrtd 9/27/64, rtnd 11/23/64, m/o 3/14/66
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Birth: 01/14/1837, Harpersville, Canada East
Burial: St. Patricks Cemetery, Wallingford, VT
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/17/1889, VT; widow Philomene, 9/23/1915, VT, not approved
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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home. WPA Graves Registration Card indicates "no marker."
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St. Patricks Cemetery, Wallingford, VT
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Rutland Daily Herald, April 9, 1915:
Wallingford - The funeral of Michael Riley, who died Tuesday at the Soldiers' Home in Bennington, was held at St. Patrick's church Thursday morning at 9 o'clock. The bearers were Joseph Greeno, Bert Greeno, Edward Riley and Nelson Riley. Mr. Riley was 77 years old and was a member of the 7th Vermont regiment. The floral tributes included a bouquet from Kearney Relief Corps. Among those from out of town who attended were an adopted son, Nelson Riley and Mrs. Riley and son Edward, of Burlington, Mrs. Julia Crowley of Fair Haven and Mrs. John Sharrow of Rutland.
Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.