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White, Thomas H.


Age: 24, credited to Topsham, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/6/62, m/i 9/1/62, CPL, Co. G, 10th VT INF, pr SGT 5/12/64, pr 1SGT, 2/26/65, comn 2LT, 3/22/65 (4/6/65), m/o 6/29/65; prom, trans 5th VT INF

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Birth: 02/16/1838, Topsham, VT
Death: 02/15/1916

Burial: Placerville Union Cemetery, Placerville, CA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Marilyn Diaz
Findagrave Memorial #: 120214522


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/12/1898, CA; widow Susie T., 10/14/1916, CA
Portrait?: VHS Collections, History 10th Infantry
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: more off-site Pension shows service in 10th and 5th.


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Placerville Union Cemetery, Placerville, CA

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VHS - Reunion Society Collection


(Haynes' History
Tenth Infantry)


Thomas H. White passed away at his late home in Placerville, Col., on Feb. 15, after an illness of several months from heart and stomach trouble, contracted from an attack of grip last September. He was born in Topsham in 1838, and was in the Civil war, enlisting on Aug. 6, 1862. He was corporal, sergeant and lieutenant, being mustered out June 29, 1865. He was a faithful member and devoted attendant of the M.E. church as long as his strength would permit. The funeral was held from the church Feb.17 under the auspices of Placerville post, No. 108, G.A.R., of which Mr. White was a member and past commander. He is survived by his widow and one son, of Placerville, one daughter in Minneapolis, and two brothers, Fred of Fullerton, Col., and Henry B. of Topsham.

Source: Barre Times, March 15, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.