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Wescott, Johnson


Age: 32, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. G, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 1830, Brandon, VT
Death: 01/01/1896

Burial: Forestdale Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 43103850


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/16/1892, VT
Portrait?: Co. G, 12th VVI Reunion
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


2nd Great Grandfather of Jeffrey C. Wescott, Arlington, VA

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Forestdale Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Johnson Wescott of North Chittenden went to his barn Thursday morning and as he did not return as soon as usual his family went out to the barn and found him dead. He was a member of the Grand Army post of Brandon. He leaves a wife and one sone, who lives in Worcester, Mass., and a daughter, Mrs. George A. Briggs, who lives here.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, 4 Jan 1896
Transcribed by Deanna French