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Cleveland, Joseph H.


Age: 18, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 3rd NY CAV
Service: enl, Edwards, NY, 9/2/64, m/i, Pvt, Co. H, 3rd NY CAV, 9/2/64, m/o 6/7/65, Norfolk, VA

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Birth: 02/14/1846, Malone, NY
Death: 12/04/1940

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 89677545


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/16/1889, 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: None


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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Burlington's Last Civil War Veteran Dies at 94.

Burlington, Dec. 4 - Joseph N. Cleveland, 94, Burlington's last Civil war veteran, died today after a lingering illness. He was born in Malone, N. Y., February 14, 1846, but spent most of his life in this section of New England.

Two sons, Burton A. of Albany, N.Y., and Mead, of Burlington, survive him, with eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, December 5, 1940
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

Joseph Cleveland was listed as an inmate at the Bennington Soldiers' Home in the 1930 Census.