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Phillips, Charles

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 77th NY INF
Service: enl, Saratoga, 8/15/62, m/i, Pvt, Co. K, 77th NY INF, 9/17/62, tr 11/19/64, Co. B, Battln by consolidation, nfr

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VITALS

Birth: 03/01/1844, Schuylerville, NY
Death: 03/29/1928

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: 9
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 43541392

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/26/1892, NY
Portrait?: ny77inf
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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Obituary

CHARLES PHILLIPS DEAD
Veteran of Civil War Dies at North Pownal Home.

Charles Phillips, 84, a veteran of the Civil war and for the last two years a resident of North Pownal, died at his home Tuesday morning of pneumonia. He had been ill about a fortnight.

He was born in Schuylerville, N.Y., March 1, 1844. At the outbreak of the Civil war he enlisted in a New York regiment and served for the duration of the conflict.

Following his discharge he located in the vicinity of Troy where he made his home until 1926. He was thrice married, his last wife, Ida Roberts Phillips, survives.

He also leaves one son, William H. Phillips of North Adams, and one daughter, Miss May Phillips of Troy and one nephew, Melons Gray of North Pownal. A sister, Mrs. Mary Shangler of Schenectady also survives.

The funeral is to be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the North Pownal Congregational church. The body will be placed in the Park Lawn cemetery vault.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, March 26, 1928
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.