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McDonald, James J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 33, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT LARTY
Service: enl 12/10/61, m/i 2/18/62, CPL, 1st VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 8/10/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1828, New York, NY
Death: 01/08/1905

Burial: Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; Hyacinth Path,Section-2,Lot-85,Grave-2
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 71131712

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/14/1891, MA
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: No marker; Grave is between the Darling and Betton plots.

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Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA

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Obituary

Recent Deaths
James J. McDonald.

James J. McDonald, a veteran of the Civil War, died Sunday at his home in Cambridge, Mass., of apoplexy. He was born in New York seventy-five years ago and at the opening of the war enlisted in a Vermont battery of light artillery. He was a member of Post 5, G.A.R., of Lynn. The body will be taken to Lynn for burial.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, 10 Jan 1905
Courtesy of Deanna French