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Miles, Hiram B.
Age: 22, credited to Barnet, VT
Unit(s): 14th US INF
Service: enl, St. Albans, 8/19/61, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd Btln, 14th US INF (served until 1865 according to 1890 Census)
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Birth: 09/17/1840, Albany, VT
Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Barnet, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 47147876
Alias?: Swazey, Hiram
Pension?: Yes, 8/18/1873
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: Enlisted as Hiram Swazey (his mother's maiden name)
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Pleasant View Cemetery, Barnet, VT
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Hiram Miles was born in Albany in 1840 and died in this village, March 24. He married Martha F. Hunter June 6, 1865. Four children were born to them, Sidney F., who died in East Cabot in 1910, Etta L., Mrs. Wright, Ada F., deceased, and Myrtie A., Mrs. Frank Woods of Ontario, Col. Mrs. Miles died February 27, 1881, and after several years, Mr.Miles married Mrs. Esther Ferren of Hardwick, who died at Barnet in 1911. Two grandchildren, Mrs. Benjamin Fields of Groton and Mrs. Lewis Weldon of San Gabriel, Cal., and a great granddaughter, June Fields and his widow, formerly Anna Fraser of St. Lawrence, N.Y., whom he married December 4, 1912, survive, also two daughters.
Mr. Miles served four years in the Civil war in the cavalry of the 14th Vermont regiment.
Funeral services were held at the church Rev. C.I. Carter of Monro, N.H., officiating, and the flag draped casket was borne to its last resting place in the cemetery at Barnet by his comrades of the G.A.R.
Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, April 2, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.