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Rickert, James L.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 40th NY INF, 87th NY INF
Service: enl 9/20/61, m/i 10/4/61, PVT, Co. A, 87th NY INF, tr 9/6/62 to Co. A, 40th NY INF, m/o 6/25/65 (Cos. F & G too)

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VITALS

Birth: 02/22/1843, Unknown
Death: 02/23/1923

Burial: Forestdale Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: 128
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 37226428

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/3/1879
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: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Forestdale Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

Death of J. L. Rickert

James L. Rickert died yesterday at 6:30 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Frank Lewis in Forest Dale. He was 880 years of age, and was born in Fort Ann, N.Y., and was the son of John B, and Sophia Congdon Rickert. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Electa Flanning of Ticonderoga, N. Y., three daughters, Mrs. Fulton Gordon of Hopkins, Mass., Mrs. Lewis Harrington, Lynn, Mass., Mrs. Frank Lewis, Forest Dale, William R. Of Goshen, Harvey M., Leicester, Phillip B., Ray L., of Marlboro, Mass., Lyman of Brandon. Mr. Rickert was a veteran of the Civil war, and a member of E. J. Ormsbee post No. 18, G.A.R. Prayer will be said at the house at 1 o'clock. The funeral service will beheld in the Wesleyan Methodist church in Forest Dale Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Lawrence Hill will officiate. Burial in the Forest Dale cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, February 24, 1923
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.