Morrison, Silas B.
Age: 27, credited to Groton, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/22/62, CPL, Co. D, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63
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Birth: 10/28/1835, Groton, VT
Burial: Groton Cemetery, Groton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 95052327
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/26/1890, NH
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Groton Cemetery, Groton, VT
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DEATH AT GROTON
Silas B. Morrison was Veteran of the Civil War.
Groton, Nov. 19. - Silas B. Morrison died last evening at his home in the village, after a long period of failing health. Mr. Morrison was about 78 years of age. He was a respected citizen, warm-hearted and well liked by all. He was a veteran of the Civil war. For several years he carried the mail between the post office and the railroad station, making six trips daily through good and bad weather until compelled by health to give it up a year and a half ago. Deceased leaves his wife, two daughters by a former marriage, Mrs. Helen Welch of Groton, and Mrs. Claude Powers of Claremont, N.H.; two sisters, Mrs. J.W. Balch of St. Johnsbury and Mrs. William Welch of Dakota, and two brothers, A.M. Morrison of Barre, and Joseph who resides in the West. Funeral service will be held Thursday afternoon at his late home.
Source: Barre Times, Nov. 19, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.