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Fortin, David


Age: 36, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 4th MA HARTY
Service: enl 8/10/64, m/i, Pvt, Co. H, 4th MA HVY ARTY, 8/20/64, m/o 6/17/65, Washington, DC

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Birth: 1824, Canada East
Death: 08/08/1904

Burial: Sanderson Corners Cemetery, Fairfax, VT
Marker/Plot: 328
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 24120088


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/21/1890, VT; widow Luretia, 9/16/1904, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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: Died in Milton, VT, death by suicide


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Sanderson Corners Cemetery, Fairfax, VT

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David Fortin, and aged man, committed suicide by hanging at Milton, Monday, Aug. 8, and was found in the barn when he was missed and search made, life being extinct. He was also a veteran of the Civil war and a pensioner. Despondency from ill health is thought to have been the cause.

Source: Windham County Reformer, Aug. 12, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.