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Satchell, William John


Age: 38, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 96th NY INF
Service: enl, Fort Gray, NC, m/i as a colored cook, Co. K, 96th NY INF, 1/1/64, m/o 2/6/66, City Point, VA

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Birth: 1836, Comstock, NC
Death: 04/18/1918

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: South outline
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 54096495


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/6/1890, NY; widow Sophronia, 6/15/1918, 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: Died in St. Albans.


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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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William J. Satchell

The remains of William John Satchell, whose death occurred in St. Albans on Thursday at the age of 81 years, arrived in Burlington, Saturday noon. The funeral was held at the home of A. W. Davis, 14 Bright street, with burial in the family lot in Lake View cemetery.

Mr. Satchell was born in South Carolina (sic) and served with the Union army, coming North after the war. For many years he was employed as coachman by the late Dr. B. S. Nichols in this city, afterwards moving to Elizabethtown, N.Y. Mr. Satchell went to St. Albans several years ago and made his home there. He is survived by his wife, Sophronia Davis; by two sons, Charles H. and Leroy E. Satchell of St. Albans; by three brothers-in-law, F. E, A. W. and A. H. Davis of this city and by two grandsons.

Source: The Burlington Free Pres, 20 Apr 1918.

See Black History of St. Albans, VT by Aron Garceau