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Benedict, Jasper A.


Age: 23, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/16/61, m/i 6/20/61, CPL, Co. B, 2nd VT INF, pr SGT 4/28/62, wdd, 5/4/63, 5/6/64, m/o 6/29/64

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Birth: 04/21/1838, Castleton, VT
Death: 08/03/1912

Burial: Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
Marker/Plot: 49
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 23647360


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/15/1865; widow Sarah, 8/17/1912, VT
Portrait?: Poultney GAR Collection
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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Poultney G.A.R. Post Photo Collage)



Jasper Benedict, an old resident of East Poultney, dropped dead Saturday afternoon about 3 o'clock while unhitching his horse which was tied in the barn in the rear of the M. E. church. Mr. Benedict is survived by a widow and two sons. He was a member of the Grand Army and has been treasurer of Joyce Post for many years.

The funeral of Jasper A. Benedict, who died suddenly Saturday afternoon will be held at the house Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock. The G. A. R., will have charge of the funeral.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, August 5, 1912.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.