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Hayes, John B.


Age: 22, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 16th NY INF
Service: enl, Keesville, 5/15/61, m/i, Pvt, Co. C., 16th NY INF, date date, dis/dsb, 12/15/62

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Birth: 07/11/1839, Unknown
Death: 10/16/1911

Burial: West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/11/1863; widow Dora, 10/25/1912, VT, not approved
Portrait?: Unknown
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


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West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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John B. Hayes

Middlebury Register, Oct. 20, 1911

John B. Hayes, a veteran of the Civil war, died at his home on South street at 3 o'clock Monday morning after a protracted illness with a cancer and chronic diarrhea at the age of 73 years. Mr. Hayes was born in Peru, N.Y., and when a young men enlisted in Company C of the New York volunteer infantry in the Civil war and served until he was badly injured in the back by a piece of a shell which struck and overturned an ambulance which he was driving at the battle of Antietam in consequence of which injury he was discharged from the service. The deceased was for many years a member of William P. Russell Post, No. 89, G.A.R., of Middlebury and was also a life long member of the Methodist church. He was twice married and is survived by his second wife and two children by his first marriage, namely, Martin H. Hayes of Sandy Hill, N. Y., and Anna, wife of Dr. Lentine of South Hanson, Mass. The funeral was held at his late residence on South street at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon and was largely attended in spite of the rainy weather. There was an abundance of flowers. Rev. Dr. D.H. Corkran, pastor of the Methodist church conducted the services. The Ladies' circle of the G.A.R., Mrs. Elizabeth Crannally, president, also held service. The bearers were Col. James M. Tracey, Charles E. Youtt, Otis Abbey, Charles H. Bain, Patrick F. Halpin, all members of William P. Russell post, G.A.R., and Charles Lamorder. The burial was in West cemetery. At the grave the burial ritual of the Grand Army was read, but was partially omitted on account of the rain.

Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.