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Royce, Samuel Wells

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Fletcher, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, CPL, Co. H, 2nd VT INF, m/o 1/14/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1837, Fairfield, VT
Death: 12/10/1888

Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Cambridge, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 33537233

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Sophia J., 7/25/1890, VT
Portrait?: Findagrave
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(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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Mountain View Cemetery, Cambridge, VT

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Obituary

IT WAS ANOTHER MAN.

EAST FLETCHER, Dec. 13. - It was not James Patch but Samuel Royce of Cambridge Boro, who committed suicide by hanging.

Source: Burlington Free Press, December 14, 1888.

Cambridge Chronicles

The funeral of S. W. Royce was held at the Methodist house at the Boro last Wednesday, under the auspices of the local G. A. R. Post, of which he was an active member.

Source: Argus and Patriot, December 19, 1888.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.