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Age: 0, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 17th US INF
Service: enl 5/30/64, m/o 5/30/69, 17th US INF; unassigned recruit, 22nd NY CAV 4/14-5/6/65
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Birth: 1847, Unknown
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Gravestone photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 57754927
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/29/1893, 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)
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Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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John Shannon, 88, of Granger street, a Civil War veteran, died at the Vermont Soldiers' home at Bennington yesterday after a brief illness, exactly one month after the death of his wife, Mrs. Honora Shannon.
The aged veteran enlisted with the 17th Vermont (sic) infantry during the Civil war, and remained in the service for three years after its close. He was an employee of the city of Rutland for many decades. The survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Bessie Landry of this city and Mrs. T. F. Daley of Westfield, Mass.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock at St. Francis De Sale's church, Bennington. The burial will be in Calvary cemetery in this city.
Rutland Daily Herald, May 18, 1934:
Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.
John Shannon was listed as an inmate at the Bennington Soldiers' Home in the 1930 Census.