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Ripley, James W.


Age: 19, credited to Poultney, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/12/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, dis/dsb 1/6/63

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Birth: 05/13/1843, Poultney, VT
Death: 04/03/1916

Burial: Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
Marker/Plot: 56
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/2/1891, VT
Portrait?: Poultney GAR Collection
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT

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Poultney G.A.R. Post Photo Collage)



James Ripley of Main street, in business in Poultney for many years, died Monday morning at 3 o'clock, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Irving Orr, after a long illness. Mr. Ripley and son, John Ripley, conducted a harness business in Poultney for a number of years. Mr. Ripley was a Civil war veteran. He is survived by two sons, Eugene Ripley of Fair Haven and John Ripley of Poultney, and one daughter, Mrs. Orr, also by one brother, Charles Ripley of this town. The funeral will be held at the house Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock and at the Methodist church at 2:30 o'clock. Burial will be in Hillside cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, April 4, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.