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Emery, William R.


Age: 18, credited to Bellows Falls, VT
Unit(s): 27th ME INF, 3rd ME INF, 1st ME HARTY
Service: enl, Cumberland, ME, 9/30/62, m/i, Pvt, Co. E, 27th ME INF, 9/30/62, m/o 7/17/63, Portland, ME; 3rd ME INF, 1st ME HARTY

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Birth: 04/22/1843, Cumberland, ME
Death: 11/07/1927

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 140046105


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/15/1879; widow Nancy A., 5/20/1912, 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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Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT

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William Emery, 83, Bellows Falls, Dies

Bellows Falls, Nov. 7. - William Emery, 83, a Maine volunteer in the Civil war, died yesterday morning at the home of his stepson, H. E. Buss, in whose family he had lived for two years, confined to his bed by illness due to the infirmities of age.

Mr. Emery was born in Cumberland, Me., September 9, 1844. He enlisted at Sanford, Me., September 10, 1862, for nine months but he served 10 months and six days before being honorably discharged. He was a private in company E, 27th regiment, Maine volunteers. After the war he lived several years in Portland and moved from that city to Bellows Falls in 1903 with his wife, who died two years ago. Mr. Buss is the nearest surviving relative.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday afternoon from the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery, where Mrs. Emery was laid to rest.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, November 6, 1927
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.