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Age: 42, credited to Hinesburg, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/19/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, m/o 10/23/62
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Birth: 10/30/1820, Hinesburg, VT
Burial: Rhode Island Corners Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 31993677
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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)
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Rhode Island Corner Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT
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Death of Lewis Wilcox
Lewis Wilcox an aged and respected citizen died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. James Magee June 30, after a long and painful illness, aged 86 years and 8 months.
Mr. Wilcox was one of the oldest of 13 children of the late John and Altha Wilcox. All were born in this town and only seven now remain. He leaves two sons and four daughters, A. C. Wilcox of Lake Placid, N. Y., J. L. Wilcox of Minneapolis, Mrs. Harley Kenyon and Mrs. James Magee of Hinesburgh, Mrs. John McCreath of Nebraska, Mrs. Aslam Nesor of Burlington.
Four generations were present at his funeral occurred July 3rd. It was very largely attended. Rev. McCabe conducted the services and he was buried under the Masonic order. E. H. Reed had charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Wilcox was buried in a coffin that he made himself. The bearers were his won chosen brother Masons, Daniel Patrick and son, Rufus, David Patrick and son, George. Mr. Wilcox was a kind and indulgent parent and too often neglected himself to do for his grandchildren.
He was a successful dentist until he enlisted and went to the front in the civil war. Among those from out of town who were present at the funeral were Mrs. J. H. May of Essex Junction, Mrs. Susan Ray, Aslam Nesor of Burlington, A. C. Wilcox of Lake Placid, N. Y., Mr. and Mrs. Hiram O'Brien, Grant Kenyon, J. W. Spaulding and family of Huntington, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Tilley of Williston, H. H. Tilley of St. George, W. G. Briggs and W. N. Hill of Stocksboro.
Source: Burlington Suburban List, July 18, 1907.
Lewis Wilcox was buried Wednesday under Masonic auspices. The Rev. Mr. McCale officiated.
Source: Burlington Free Press, July 6, 1907.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.