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Foyles, John A.


Age: 18, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 2nd NY VET CAV
Service: enl, Glens Falls, NY, 9/21/63, m/i, Pvt, Co. K, 2nd NY VET CAV, 11/10/63, tr 11/18/63 to Co. A, nfr

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Birth: unknown, Rutland, VT
Death: 07/07/1908

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 59686492


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/2/1883, VT; widow Harriet B.S., 12/13/1918, 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 Robert Stuart Foyles, Cordova, TN

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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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John A. Foyles

Rutland Daily Herald, July 8, 1918:

John A. Foyles of 86 Crescent street, a resident of Rutland for almost half a century, a Civil war veteran and an employee of the Howe Scale company since 1878, died at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at his home of pneumonia. Mr. Foyles' death occurred on his 72d birthday. He was born July 7, 1846 in Hudson Falls, N.Y.

Mr. Foyles enlisted in company A of the second New York Veteran cavalry, serving in the army of the Shenandoah until the end of the war. He was once wounded. Mr. Foyles was past commander of Roberts post, No. 14, Grand Army of the Republic. He was past Grand [word missing?] of the Killington lodge, No. 29, IOOF, and a member of Rutland lodge, No. 79, F. and A.M. He had been a member of Trinity church 44 years and treasurer of the Sunday school for 25 years.

Mr. Foyles came to Rutland in 1869. He entered the employ of the Howe Scale company 40 years ago this summer and for 25 years he had been foreman of the painting department.

Surviving him is his wife, formerly Harriet B. Stewart of Hudson Falls, one son, Private Edward J. Foyles of the 323d U.S. infantry, who arrived yesterday morning from Camp Sevier, S.C., and three grandchildren, Robert J. Foyles, soloist in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York city, and Margaret Beatrice and Harriet Ruth of Rutland.

The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 4:30 o'clock in Trinity church and the burial will be in Evergreen cemetery. The Grand Army ritual will be observed at the cemetery.

Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.