Age: 19, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 123rd NY INF, D Btln US ENGRS
Service: enl, Troy, NY, 8/16/64, m/i, Pvt, Co. H, 123rd NY INF, 8/23/64, m/o 6/8/1865, near Washington, DC
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Birth: abt 1845, Ireland
Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/13/1890, VT, not approved; widow Julia, 2/3/1897, VT
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. Alert: Pension record indicates service in D Btln, U.S. Engineers as well.
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Phillip Pendergast, Co. H, 123d regiment, New York infantry, died Dec. 13th, at the Vermont Soldiers' Home, of Bright's disease at the age of 57 years. He was admitted to the Home May 14, 1896, from Bellows Falls and was buried in the Home cemetery.
Source: West Randolph Herald and News, Dec 24, 1896
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.