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Smith, John Elliot

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF, USA
Service: enl 12/1/61, m/i 2/18/62, QMSGT, 8th VT INF, disch 5/17/62 for pr as 1LT and Supt of telegraph lines for Butler

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1835, Unknown
Death: After 3/14/1901

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 190992432

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/14/1901, VT
Portrait?: 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History
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

DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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Photo

(Carpenter's History
Eighth Regiment
Vermont Volunteers
)

BIOGRAPHY

Lieut. J. Elliott Smith has been for years superintendent of the fire alarm telegraph of New York City. He is recognized as one of the most prominent electricians in the country.

Source: 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History off-site page 260