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Way, James P.


Age: 18, credited to Springfield, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/1/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. E, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63

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Birth: 11/02/1844, Lempster, NH
Death: 12/14/1932

Burial: Oakland Cemetery, Springfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 112997827


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/23/1890, 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


Great Granduncle of Christie L. Tyler, Wahoo, NE

Great Granduncle of Carolyn A. McLean, Woburn, MA

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Oakland Cemetery, Springfield, VT

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SPRINGFIELD, Dec. 21. - Final military tribute was paid to James P. Way, 88, of Wahoo, Neb., the last survivor of Jarvis post, Grand Army of the Republic, whose body arrived here yesterday for burial in Oakland cemetery. The service at the grave was conducted by the local camp, Sons of Union Veterans and the Springfield post, American Legion.

The aged veteran died last week at his home in Wahoo. He was born in Lempster, N.H., in 1844, and came to Springfield as a young man. He enlisted with Company F, 16th Vermont Volunteers in1862, and saw action at Gettysburg. After the war he returned to Springfield, and married Miss Eliza A. Slack. The survivors are two sons, Dr. F. E. Way of Wahoo, Neb. And H. S. Way of Springfield, Mass.

Mr. Way was employed as a machinist by Parks & Woolson Machine company here for nearly 50 years. He retired 10 years ago and went to Nebraska to make his home with his son.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, December 22, 1932
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.