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Plank, Sylvester F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 4th NY HARTY
Service: enl, New Lebanon, NY, Pvt, Co. G, 4th NY HARTY, 1/19/64, m/o 9/26/65, Washington, VT

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Green County, NY
Death: 03/31/1906

Burial: Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: D-117
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/15/1891; widow Hannah C., 4/2/1906, MA
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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BURIAL:

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Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

SYLVESTER PLANK DEAD
Long Time Resident of Bennington Dead at Ballston, N.Y.

News came yesterday of the death in Ballston, N.Y., Wednesday at the residence of a daughter, of Sylvester Plank, a former resident of this village where for years he was employed at the ill of the Holden, Leonard Co. He had been in poor health and had not done any work for some time before leaving here.

He was a veteran of the civil war and a comrade of G. A. Custer, Sixth Corps post. The body will be brought here for burial and the comrades of the local post are requested to assemble at the post rooms tomorrow at 10 a. m. To attend the funeral. The burial will be in the old cemetery at the Center.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, March 22, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.