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Age: 0, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 1st MA ARTY, 8th IND MA LARTY
Service: Co. E, 1st MA HART, 8th IND MA LARTY
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Birth: 1828, Unknown
Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 133258646
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/13/1891, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: CA, 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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Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
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Edward Gordon died in the soldiers' home hospital at Bennington, Jan. 29, from a complication of diseases. He was 87 years of age and served during the civil war in the 1st battery Mass. Heavy artillery. He was admitted to the home from Windham in 1904. He has been totally blind for years, the result of wounds. As far as is known he had not a relative living. He was buried there.
Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, Feb. 7, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.