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Whitcomb, John A.


Age: 25, credited to Searsburg, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/6/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. I, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 9/24/62

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Birth: 1836, Swanzey, NH
Death: 05/28/1918

Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, VT
Marker/Plot: 6
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 49436648


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/21/1880
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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Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, VT

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John Whitcomb, who suffered a stroke of paralysis last week, passed away Wednesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Percey Mears. Mr. Whitcomb was eighty three years of age and had spent the greater part of his life in this town where he has been respected as an honest, upright man in all his dealings. He leaves a widow and one daughter besides a number of grand and great-grandchildren. The funeral occurred Friday afternoon and the burial was at Maple Hill cemetery.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, June 5, 1918.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.