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Atherton, George F.


Age: 21, credited to Essex, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 2/16/64, m/i 3/1/64, Pvt, Co. B, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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Birth: 1840, Canada
Death: 06/25/1909

Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Essex, VT
Marker/Plot: 76
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71557267


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/31/1891, VT
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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Mountain View Cemetery, Essex, VT

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Death of George Atherton, a Veteran of the Civil War.

George Atherton, aged 68 years, died at his home in Essex Center yesterday afternoon of Bright's disease. He is survived by three brothers, Henry of Essex Center, and Samuel and John of this place, and one sister, Mrs. Sarah Bradley of Jeffersonville. He was a member of the 17th Vermont regiment. The funeral will be held at the Methodist Church at the Center Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock and the burial will be in charge of the G.A.R.

Source: Burlington Free Press, June 26, 1909


Funeral of George Atherton with G.A.R. Honors

The funeral of George Atherton was held at the Methodist Church at Essex Center yesterday forenoon. The Rev. Mr. Blodgett officiated. The service at the grave was in charge of R. S. Sherman Post, G.A.R., of this village.

Source: Burlington Free Press, June 28, 1909
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.