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Bennett, John W.
Age: 25, credited to Weathersfield, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/9/62, m/i 7/9/62, SGT, Co. D, 9th VT INF, pow, Winchester, 9/3/62, prld 10/1/62, red 12/4/62, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: 10/27/1836, Weathersfield, VT
Burial: Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS
Gravestone photographer: Bruce & Sandi Pouliot
Findagrave Memorial #: 355303
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/24/1896, IL
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: KS
(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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Three deaths in the hospital on Dec. 1st, viz:
John W. Bennett, D, 8th Vermont infantry, aged 62. Home No. 11320.
Source: Leavenworth Times, December 4, 1904.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.