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Hurley, John Henry


Age: 25, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 7th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, CPL, Co. F, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 11/23/61, m/i 2/12/62, SGT, Co. K, 7th VT INF, reen 2/16/64, pr CSSGT, 9/27/64, m/o 3/14/65

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Birth: abt 1837, Schaghticoke, NY
Death: 05/16/1909

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/9/1885; widow Alwilda P., 5/29/1908, 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


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Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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Former Montpelier Man Buried at Northfield Tuesday Afternoon - A War Veteran.

The funeral of John Henry Hurley, for a time a resident of Montpelier, was held from his late home in Northfield Tuesday afternoon, Rev. T. S. Ockford officiating. Interment was in Elmwood cemetery.

In speaking of the demise , the Northfield News says, "Mr. Hurley was a veteran of the Civil War and had a highly creditable record. Before he was mustered out he was promoted to commissary sergeant and was finally mustered out March 14, 1866, being in service nearly five years. Mr. Hurley has been a worthy citizen of Northfield for 53 years. "

Source: Vermont Watchman, May 20, 1909
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.