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Phelps, John F.


Age: 28, credited to Berlin, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/17/61, m/i 2/18/62, CPL, Co. E, 8th VT INF, wdd, Boutte Station, 9/4/62, pow, Boutte Station, 9/4/62, prld 11/13/63, pr SGT, m/o 6/22/64

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Birth: 11/21/1833, Berlin, VT
Death: 01/14/1895

Burial: Berlin Corner Cemetery, Berlin, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 127493922


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/21/1888, VT; minr, 2/19/1895, VT
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


Great Grandfather of Lloyd G. Phelps, Wolcott, VT

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Berlin Corner Cemetery, Berlin, VT

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Funeral of Mr. Phelps

The funeral of John F. Phelps was held at his residence on Berlin street Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock. The services were conducted by the Grand Army, John W. Smith having charge. Rev. G. O. Webster, the Baptist pastor, preached the funeral sermon. Mr. Phelps died last Monday of cancer, leaving two sons and one daughter his wife having died about two years ago. He was 60 years of age and for many years he has been a constant attendant at the Bethany church and Sunday school. The bearers were Hiram S. Smith, William D. Smith, L. M.; Hutchinson and Charles McCluskey.

Source: Burlington Free Press, January 19, 1895
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.