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Staples, Frederic Bigelow

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Williamstown, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. D, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63

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VITALS

Birth: 02/04/1836, Williamstown, VT
Death: 10/03/1900

Burial: Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 58727820

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/22/1884, VT; widow Cordelia, 1/28/1901, VT
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: brother of Charles and Milton

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Christina L Colombe, Barre, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT

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Obituary

Frederick Bigelow Staples, a veteran of the civil war, died at his home in this village about 4:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. He had been a great sufferer from rheumatism for many years, and was also a cripple from the effects of his service during the war. He was one of the best mechanics in town. He enlisted at Williamstown in Co. D, 15th Vt. Vols. on Sept. 15, 1862 and was mustered out at the expiration of his term, August 5, 1863. His funeral will be held at his late home Saturday morning at 10 o'clock, Rev. Mr. Welch officiating.

Source: The Bradford United Opinion, Oct 5, 1900
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.