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Atwood, Orlando F.
Age: 21, credited to Shoreham, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. E, 14th VT INF, sick in Genl Hosp 7/30/63, m/o 7/30/63
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Birth: 1836, Shoreham, VT
Burial: East Shoreham Cemetery, Shoreham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 41194363
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/30/1883, VT; widow Lottie F., 9/6/1902, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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East Shoreham Cemetery, Shoreham, VT
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Orlando F. Atwood died Aug. 20, aged 61 years, after a long and painful illness, having been confined to his bed twenty weeks. Bearing his suffering patiently to the end. Feb. 11, 1868, he married Lottie F. Walker, two children were born to them who died in their youth. In the death of Mr. Atwood the community loses a kind and obliging neighbor and friend, honest and upright christian man, a consistent member of the Congregational church of which he had been deacon for several years. He leaves a wife, sister and brother to mourn his loss. His funeral was largely attended at his home on Friday, Aug.22. Rev. T. S. Carlson officiated, assisted by Mr. Bacon of Bridport. Around the flower laden casket was draped the flag of his country and was borne to its final resting place by four brothers of the G. A. R. post of which the deceased was a loyal member.
Source: Orwell Citizen, September 4, 1902.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.