Age: 43, credited to Sheldon, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/9/62, m/i 9/1/62, SGT, Co. I, 10th VT INF, pr 1SGT 12/5/62, comn 2LT 4/2/64 (5/25/64), pr 1LT 8/9/64 (8/23/64), wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, pr CPT 6/15/65 (6/26/65), m/o 6/22/65 as 1LT
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Birth: 1819, Ireland
Burial: Sheldon Cemetery, Sheldon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 52118790
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/14/1866
Portrait?: Guber Collection off-site, VHS Collections
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: 10th Vt. History off-site
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Sheldon Cemetery, Sheldon, VT
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CAPT. WILLIAM WHITE DEAD.
Was Civil War Veteran and Had Lived in Sheldon Sixty Years.
Sheldon, Aug. 15. – Capt. William White died Sunday night at his home residence with his daughter, Mrs. Jane Guard, of paralysis, aged eighty-five years. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon August 16 at 2 o'clock at his home, the Rev. F. Barnaby Leach officiating.
Captain White's son, John, of St. Albans, died July 23. He is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Susie Booth, of Granby, Que., Mrs. Jane Guard of Sheldon, Mrs. Nettie Graves, of Sheldon, Mrs. Hattie Crowe, of New York, and Miss Katie White, of New York. Mr. White had been a resident of Sheldon for sixty years. Mr. White was a veteran of the Civil War, having served four years.
Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, August 15, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.