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Age: 19, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 11/23/63, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. B, 17th VT INF, wdd, 7/7/64, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 03/11/1844, Ireland
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 50007505
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/27/1888, VT; minor, 12/23/1924, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Living at the Bennington Soldiers' Home on 1/3/1921
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St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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Thomas Baker, a veteran of the Civil War and for many years a resident of this city, died Thursday at the Soldiers' Home in Bennington. Mr. Baker was born in Ireland and was in the vicinity of 78 years of age. He served as a private in Company B, 17th Regiment Vermont infantry. In his immediate family Mr. Baker leaves two daughters, Miss Margaret Baker of Burlington and a daughter who resides in Essex Junction, and also one son. The funeral will be held in Bennington this morning and the body will be brought to this city for burial in St. Joseph's cemetery.
Source: Burlington Free Press, November 11, 1922.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.