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Backus, Henry Clay
Age: 18, credited to Fayston, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 10/7/61, m/i 10/15/61, PVT, Co. G, 6th VT INF, pr SGT 10/15/62, m/o 10/28/64
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Birth: 07/05/1844, Waterbury, VT
Burial: South Duxbury Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 29111874
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/16/1889
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)
2nd Great Grandfather of Mark Backus, Bristol, VT
2nd Great Grandfather of David Backus, Elmira, NY
2nd Great Grandfather of Ronald G. Howard, Eden Prairie, MN
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South Duxbury Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
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The funeral of Henry Backus, who died at his home in South Fayston last Friday night, after a short illness of pneumonia, was held at the church of this place, Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock, Rev. Mr. Remele of Waitsfield officiating. The bearers were members of the G. A. R., of which Mr. Backus was a member. He leaves a widow, six sons and two daughters, besides a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn his loss.
Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, February 10, 1910.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.