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Walker, James

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Lincoln, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/23/61, m/i 6/20/61, PVT, Co. K, 2nd VT INF, reen 12/21/63, wdd, Bull Run, 7/21/61, pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld 8/5/62, wdd, Marye's Heights, 5/3/63, reen 12/21/63, pr CPL 4/64, red 2/20/65, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, pr SGT 6/16/65, m/o 7/15/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Weybridge, VT
Death: 01/31/1919

Burial: North Hollow Cemetery, Rochester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 50950751

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/20/1866; widow Rose, 4/3/1919, 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: None

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Gary Walker, S. Windsor, CT

2nd Great Grandfather of Alan R. Walker, Magnolia, TX

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

North Hollow Cemetery, Rochester, VT

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G.A.R. Post photograph

See H. A. Eaton G.A.R. Post No. #38 for details

(Courtesy of Nancy A. Brown, 2nd great-grandniece of Charles Martin)


Obituary

ROCHESTER

James Walker passed away Friday afternoon at the age of 79 years. He was a Civil war veteran and had been in failing health for several years. He leaves a widow, three sons and two daughters. The burial was in North Hollow cemetery.

Source: Barre Times, Feb. 19, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.