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Wilson, George W.


Age: 0, credited to Grafton, VT
Unit(s): 76th IL INF, VRC
Service: enl, Co. C, 76th IL INF, 6/13/64, reen, m/o 11/25/65, from Co. D, 16th VRC

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Birth: 1842, Unknown
Death: 07/19/1902

Burial: Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 108287771


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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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Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT

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George Wilson of this place was found dead in bed Monday morning at the residence of M. Maguire in Raceville, N. Y., from heart disease. He was 60 years of age and leaves a son and daughter, residing in Nebraska and a daughter, Mrs. Frank Scott of this place. Mr. Wilson was a civil war veteran, having served in an Illinois regiment throughout the war. The funeral of George Wilson was held Tuesday from the residence of his son-in-law, Frank Scott, on Randall avenue. Rev. C. N. Curtis officiated, assisted by Rev. H. N. Barton. Joyce Post, G. A. R., of which deceased was a member, attended in a body and had charge of the remains at the burial, which took place at the Poultney cemetery. Dr. John Knowlson, T. C. Reed, Callamore Persons, J. A. Benedict, M. J. Horton and Clark Nelson were bearers.

Source: Fair Haven Era, July 24, 1902.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.