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Hawks, Ira Clark

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 35, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/3/61, m/i 11/19/61, CPL, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, m/o 4/1/62

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VITALS

Birth: 02/22/1825, Bennington, VT
Death: 02/10/1904

Burial: Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 50433632

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/12/1879
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None

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BURIAL:

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Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

IRA HAWKS DEAD

WAS A BENNINGTON SOLDIER IN THE CIVIL WAR:

Ira C. Hawks died in the Soldiers' Home Hospital Wednesday afternoon. He had been in poor health for several years. He served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company G., First Vermont Cavalry, enlisting from Bennington.

He was 79 years of age and was admitted to the Home in April 1902. He leaves three nephews and one sister.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, Feb. 11, 1904
Courtesy of Deanna French

Obituary

Londas Ellis, an insane Springfield man, hanged himself Saturday morning, in his barn.

Source: Middlebury Register, Nov. 20, 1885
Courtesy of Deanna French