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Sawyer, John W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 29, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 12/14/63, m/i 12/31/63, Pvt, Co. B, 10th VT INF, dsrtd 5/23/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1834, Thetford, VT
Death: 02/23/1905

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 183, No_Marker
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: This soldier is listed on the cemetery list of Civil War Veterans. There is no burial card for John, but there is a burial card for his wife, Martha. There is no inscription on the headstone for this soldier. 10th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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Obituary

John M. Sawyer died at Heaton hospital Tuesday morning shortly after midnight. Mr. Sawyer had been at the hospital for the past two months, receiving treatment for valvular disease of the heart and dropsy, from he has been a sufferer since his wife died some five years ago. The deceased was 67 years of age and leaves two sons and two daughters to mourn his demise. They are Myron Sawyer, of Barre, Mrs. William Johnston, of this city, Mrs. Arthur Snow of Gouldsville, and Willie Sawyer, of New London, Conn. The funeral will be held from the "Church of the Messiah" tomorrow afternoon, Rev. J. Edward Wright officiating, and the body will be placed in the tomb at Green Mount cemetery.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, February 23, 1905.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.