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Newman, Richard


Age: 20, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 3rd NY CAV, 4th NY CAV
Service: enl, Greenfield, NY, 3/28/65, m/i, Co. L, 3rd NY CAV, 3/28/65, tr to Co. L, 1st NY CAV, 9/6/65, tr to Co. L, 4th NY CAV 9/6/65, m/o 11/29/65, City Point, VA

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Birth: 04/06/1845, England
Death: 09/24/1929

Burial: Grandview Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: No_Marker
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 38493637


Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/28/1890, 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: This plot includes mother, Susan, and brothers Thomas and Silas. The obituary indicates burial in North Bennington (Shaftsbury). Since there is no record that he was ever married, and since he outlived his veteran brothers, we believe he is buried in this plot without a marker.


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Grandview Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT

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North Bennington Carpenter Dies Following Lengthy Illness

Richard Newman, aged 84, died Tuesday at the hospital in Brattleboro after a long illness. Mr. Newman was a native of North Bennington and had lived there until the beginning of his final illness.

He was a veteran of the Civil War, having been enlisted in the 10th Vermont cavalry.

Surviving are a brother, john Newman of Hoosick Falls, a nice, Mrs. Arthur Phillips of Troy, and a nephew, Albert Goynes of Kent, Ohio,

By trade Mr, Newman was a carpenter.

The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock at North Bennington cemetery, where interment will also take place.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, September 25, 1929
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.