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Beard, Oscar L.


Age: 19, credited to Barnet, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, 28th MA INF
Service: enl 10/25/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VT CAV, m/o 5/19/62; enl 4/13/64, 28th MA INF, wdd, 5/5/64, Wilderness, rtd 7/12/64 from hospital in Philadelphia, nfr

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Birth: 06/04/1842, Unknown
Death: 03/01/1895

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 18735465


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/2/1890, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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)

Remarks: None


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Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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Northfield Notes

Oscar Beard died last Friday night of heart disease and the funeral took place on Sunday, the interment being made in the village cemetery. Johnson Post, G. A. R., of which the deceased was a member, had charge of the funeral and attended in a body. Rev. Mr. East, of the Universalist society, officiated at the funeral. Mr. Beard was a man of about 45 years of age, never married and was a veteran. He has been at the Soldiers' Home in Bennington and during his visits in Northfield he has stopped with his mother.

Source: Argus and Patriot, March 6, 1895
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.