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Webster, Lewis Benajah


Age: 0, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 14th WI INF, 58th IL INF
Service: 14th WI INF, 58th IL INF

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Birth: 07/21/1840, Green Bay, WI
Death: 11/16/1923

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 62966054


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/9/1881, VT; widow Minnie A., 12/7/1922, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home


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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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The funeral of L.B. Webster, who died Friday at the Soldiers' home at Bennington, will be held at the Spencer chapel this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. The services will be private but friends may call until 1 o'clock. Roberts post, G.A.R., of which Mr. Webster was a member, will hold ritual services at the chapel. Rev. R.W. Linnell, pastor of the Advent church, of which Mr. Webster was for years an active member, will officiate with burial in Evergreen cemetery.

Mr. Webster was born at Green Bay, Wis. He enlisted in company F, 14th Wisconsin infantry, and re-enlisted in company H, 58th Illinois infantry, in which he served until the close of the war.

Mr. Webster was employed by the Howe Scale company for nearly 40 years coming to Rutland from Brandon with the company. He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. D.H. Lincoln of Hubbardton, a son, Arthur Webster of this city, seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.


Rutland Daily Herald, Nov. 19, 1923
Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots
Image of soldiers' home courtesy of Tom Boudreau