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Walker, George W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 13th IL INF
Service: 13th IL INF

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VITALS

Birth: 1824, Goshen, VT
Death: 02/07/1896

Burial: Forestdale Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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: Died at the Soldier's Home in Bennington, VT.

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BURIAL:

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Forestdale Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

George W. Walker, a member of company H of the 13th Illinois infantry, died at the soldiers' home at Bennington Friday, at the age of 72 years. Mr. Walker was a native of Goshen, and was well-known in Addison and Rutland counties. He enlisted on May 21, 1861, and served three years. He was admitted to the home on October 10, 1895, from East Middlebury. At the time of his admission he was suffering from heart disease and dropsy and was always cared for in the hospital. He was buried at Brandon. This is the 64th death in the home.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, February 10, 1896
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.