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Avery, Gideon H.


Age: 22, credited to Strafford, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 8th NY INF, 17th US INF
Service: enl 6/9/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. D, 9th VT INF, tr to 17th US INF, 1/15/63, dis/dsb 7/30/63, Convalescent Camp, VA, enl, Hillsborough, NH, 9/1/63, m/i, Pvt, Co. H, 8th NH Inf., dsrtd, 8/3/64, New Orleans; further svc in Co. I, 1st New Orleans Regiment, LA INF

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Birth: 1841, Strafford, VT
Death: 10/26/1919

Burial: Village Cemetery, Tunbridge, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 112401579


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/19/1868, VT
Portrait?: Tunbridge
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: Pension index card shows service in Co.D, 9th VT INF, Co. B, 17th US INF, Co. H, 8th NH INF, Co. I, NOLA? INF

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Village Cemetery, Tunbridge, VT

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Death of Gideon Avery, civil War Veteran

Gideon H. Avery, a Civil war veteran, died at the Randolph sanatorium Saturday, as a result of mortification. Some 12 years since, one limb was amputated above the knee as a relief for the same affection. He is survived by a widow, now living with her children in a western state. The first wife, who was Hannah Titus, deceased about 15 years since. Funeral services were conducted by the G.A.R. post Monday and burial was at the village cemetery.

Source: The Barre Daily Times, 28 Oct 1919
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux