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White, Ira V.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 38, credited to West Windsor, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. A, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1824, Windsor, VT
Death: 07/25/1879

Burial: Sheddsville Cemetery, West Windsor, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 117092278

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Emily J., 7/24/1890, VT, not approved
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Grandfather of James Aitken, Natick, MA

3rd Great Grandfather of Laurie Noel, New Bedford, CT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Sheddsville Cemetery, West Windsor, VT

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Obituary

SUICIDE AT CHESTER Ira White, a man of dissolute habits, was found in the lock-up at Chester, Saturday morning, with his throat cut from ear to ear. White was crazy with delirium tremens, and was placed in the lock-up for safe keeping.

Source: Burlington Free Press, July 28, 1879.

SUICIDE AT CHESTER

Ira White, of Chester, father of Herbert O. White for whose murder Gravelin was hung, committed suicide in the lock-up during a fit of mania a potu, by nearly severing his head from his body, with an ordinary jack-knife.

Source: Argus and Patriot, July 30, 1879.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.