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Bain, John J.


Age: 42, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, VRC
Service: enl 9/16/61, m/i 11/19/61,Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT CAV, wdd, Middeltown 5/24/62 (leg fracture), pow 5/24/62; prld 6/1/62, tr to 4th Co., 2nd Btln, VRC 2/8/64, m/o 11/28/65

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Birth: 07/10/1809, Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland
Death: 10/27/1874

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Section F, Lot 26
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 47001536


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application 2/5/1866, widow Margaret, 1/12/1875
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: Father of John J. Bain, Jr.


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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Mr. John Bain, whose death has been mentioned in our columns, was the father of Capt. John J. Bain, of the customs service. Mr. Bain, the elder, had been a British soldier. He enlisted as private in Company A, of the Vermont Cavalry, when that regiment was raised, and served until February, 1864, when he was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps. His health has long been infirm.

Source: Burlington Free Press, October 29, 1874
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.