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Smith, Ceylon P.
Age: 22, credited to Cavendish, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/61, m/i 9/21/61, MSCN, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 2/11/64, m/o 7/13/65
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Birth: abt 1839, Marlow, NH
Burial: Drewsville Cemetery, Drewsville, NH
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tammie Davis
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/28/1890, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: OH, TN, 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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Drewsville Cemetery, Drewsville, NH
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Ceylon P. Smith
NEWS & CITIZEN: FEB. 28, 1912
SUICIDE AT SOLDIERS HOME
Cylon P. Smith, who was admitted to the Vermont Soldiers' Home, Bennington, June, 1910, from Tennessee home at Johnson City, committed suicide Thursday afternoon by cutting his throat with a jack-knife. He had been ill with heart trouble for some time.
Smith was a native of New Hampshire, served in Co. C., Fourth Vermont as a musican. He was 75 years old. It was evident that the act was premeditated as his bank account and latest pension check had been made over to a brother in Acworth N. H.
Submitted by: Deanna French.