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Reid, Thomas

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Sunderland, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 6/20/62, m/i 9/1/62, 4SGT, Co. E, 10th VT INF, red 2/8/64, pow, Monocacy, 7/9/64, prld 2/22/65, wdd, Orange Grove (Mine Run), 11/27/63, m/o 5/23/65

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VITALS

Birth: 10/23/1839, West Hebron, NY
Death: 03/10/1883

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Salem, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 90861623

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: 10th Vt. History off-site, Died West Arlington, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Evergreen Cemetery, Salem, NY

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Thomas Reid

Bennington Banner
March 15, 1883

We are called upon to chronicle the death of Thomas Reid, on Saturday of last week. Mr. Reid has been in very poor health for a long time, the result, undoubtedly, of incarceration in rebel prisons during the war, barely escaping with his life, and from which he had never fully recovered. He was one of the best machinists in the country, and has for several years carried on a shoe and scrub brush handle mill, giving employment to from twelve to fifteen hands, summer and winter, using annually several hundred cords of birch.

His funeral took place from his late residence on Tuesday, 13th, inst., and his body was taken to Salem, N.Y., for interment. He will be greatly missed, and it will be hard to fill the vacancy caused by his death. He leaves a wife to mourn his loss, to whom, with his numerous friends we extend our sympathies and we feel safe in adding those of the whole community.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau