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Buck, George Jr.
Age: 22, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/14/61, m/i 6/20/61, CPL, Co. H, 2nd VT INF, pr SGT 8/1/63, pr 1SGT, 9/1/64, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, comn 1LT, 12/24/64 (1/31/65), m/o 7/15/65
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Birth: 03/05/1839, Fairfax, VT
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Franklin, NE
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Randy Rademacher
Findagrave Memorial #: 57921408
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/19/1869
Portrait?: VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site, Findagrave
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: KS, SD
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
2nd Great Grandfather of Alicia Buck, Lake Forest Park, WA
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Greenwood Cemetery, Franklin, NE
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The funeral of George Buck will be held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Otto Wohlenberg, 1833 A street at 9:45 a. m. Monday and at the Congregational church at Franklin, Neb., at 10:30 a. m., Tuesday. Burial was made in Greenwood cemetery at Franklin, Rev. L. W. McMillen had charge of the services at the daughters home in Lincoln and at Franklin, Neb., at 10:30 a. m. Tuesday. Burial was made in Greenwood cemetery at Franklin. Rev. L. W. McMillen had charge of the services at the daughters home in Lincoln and at Franklin.
Mr. Buck died Saturday morning at the home of his daughter, after a lingering illness. He had been a resident of Nebraska for nearly sixty years. He served in a Vermont regiment during the civil war and was a member of the grand army. He was one of the early settlers of Franklin county, had much to do with the founding of the town of Franklin and was a prominent merchant there for many years. He was one of the founders of Franklin academy.
About fifteen years ago he moved to Lincoln. Soon after his wife died and was buried at Franklin. He has one son buried n the Franklin cemetery. Z. U. Buck of Calumet, Okla., a son arrived in Lincoln Sunday night. James Buck, a son, of Grand Island, will join the funeral party at Franklin. Another son, George Buck, Jr., lives at Bismarck, N. D. Of recent years Mr. Buck, sr., has made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Wohlenberg, in Lincoln.
Source: Franklin (NE) County Sentinel, April 7, 1927.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.