Age: 25, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 28th MA INF
Service: residence New York City, drafted and m/i, 8/10/63, Pvt, Co. E, 28th MA INF; or 1SGT, 9/11/64, m/o as of Co. D, 6/30/65
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Birth: 1843, Unknown
Burial: New Catholic Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 60818861
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/30/1890, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT, MA
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
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New Catholic Cemetery, Bennington, VT
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John Leahey, a veteran of Co. D, 28th Massachusetts in the civil war, and a former inmate of the Soldiers' home in Bennington, and Chelsea, Mass., perished in the storm of Tuesday night of last week on Mount Anthony in Bennington. The body was discovered Thursday. He was 59 years old and is so far as known had no relatives.
Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record, March 26, 1902
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.