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Alford, William H.


Age: 18, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/4/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, wdd, 5/18/64, pow 3/27/65, prld, n.d., m/o 7/28/65

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Birth: 09/12/1844, Castleton, VT
Death: 09/11/1923

Burial: Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: John Arsenault
Findagrave Memorial #: 23647181


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/20/1880, VT
Portrait?: Poultney GAR Collection
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT

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(Poultney G.A.R. Post Photo Collage)


William H. Alford died at his home on Furnace street on Tuesday after a long illness. He was 70 years of age and was a native of Castleton. Besides a daughter, Mrs. Charles H. Walker of this village, he is survived by two granddaughters, Misses Eleanor and Doris Walker, and two grandsons, Henry and Earl Britton of Saratoga Springs, N. Y. Mr. Alford was a member of Joyce Post No. 49, G. A. R., and of the Methodist Episcopal church. The funeral was held from the house this Thursday afternoon, Rev. H. F. Connor officiating. The bearers were Frank Thrall, George Maranville, Edward Pray, Loomis Woodard, John Ripley and E. B. Orr. Burial was in Poultney cemetery.

Source: Poultney Journal, September 14, 1923.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.