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French, William


Age: 43, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 20th MA INF
Service: enl, Williamstown, MA, 12/12/61, m/i 12/26/61, Pvt, Co. H, 20th MA INF, dis/dsb 4/14/62, near Yorktown, VA (an old fracture of the fibula which incapacitates him from marching)

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Birth: 06/22/1819, Pittsfield, MA
Death: 10/05/1875

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 45138806


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Elizabeth, 10/22/1883
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


3rd Great Grandfather of Brian McCullough, Marion, SC

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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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A few days since, Mr. William French of the town of Bennington, fell from a tree while picking apples, and was so seriously injured internally as to cause his death.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, October 18, 1875
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.