Age: 38, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 169th NY INF, VRC
Service: enl, Hoosick, NY, 8/26/62, m/i, Pvt, Co. C, 169th NY INF, 10/6/62, dis/dsb 3/31/64; Co. B, 18th VRC
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Birth: 1824, Ireland
Burial: New Catholic Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 60818838
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/7/1890, VT
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)
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New Catholic Cemetery, Bennington, VT
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Thomas Hawley, late of Co. C, 169th New York regiment, died at the Vermont Soldiers' Home Dec. 19, aged 86 years. He was admitted to the Home from Bennington Dec.15, 1888. For the past five years he has been cared for in the hospital. This is death No. 74.
Source: West Randolph Herald and News, Dec 24, 1896
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.