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Ballard, Orange G.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Milton, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 11/6/63, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. A, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1846, Milton, VT
Death: 02/22/1896

Burial: Village Cemetery, Milton, VT
Marker/Plot: 10
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 14620897

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/31/1879; widow Betsey, 3/27/1896, 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: In 1890, he was an inmate at the Brattleboro Asylum, died of "tuberculosis of mesentery" at the State Hospital in Waterbury in 1896.

DESCENDANTS

Great Granduncle of Tom Munday, San Diego, CA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Village Cemetery, Milton, VT

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Obituary

WEST MILTON

The remains of Orange Ballard were brought to Milton for burial last week. He was a former resident of this place and died at the state insane asylum at Waterbury, He leaves a widow and several sons.

Source: St. Albans Weekly Messenger, March 5, 1896.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.