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Ryan, Richard


Age: 23, credited to
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 5/10/64, m/i 5/19/64, Pvt, Co. H, 17th VT INF, dishonorable discharge, to date from 7/14/65

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Birth: 1841, Ireland
Death: 05/07/1887

Burial: St. Peters Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/28/1880, not approved
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: None.


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St. Peters Cemetery, Vergennes, VT

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The funeral of Richard Ryan who died in Panton on the 7th inst. of heart disease, aged 53 years took place at St. Peter's church Monday, and his remains were buried in the Catholic cemetery. He was a private in the late war and is said to have been a good soldier. He leaves four brothers three in the West and Edward Ryan of this city.

Source: Vergennes Enterprise and Vermonter, May 13, 1887
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.