Dodge, Orville A.
Age: 21, credited to Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 2nd MA HARTY
Service: enl 8/30/64, Springfield, MA, m/i, Pvt, Co. D, 2nd MA HARTY, 8/30/64, m/o 6/26/65, New Berne, NC of of Co. H.
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Birth: 09/23/1842, Montpelier, VT
Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Chicopee, MA
Marker/Plot: Not found
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 151556458
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/26/1904, MA; widow Elsie A., 2/5/1913, MA
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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NATIVE OF MONTPELIER
Orville A. Dodge Died Yesterday in Springfield, Mass.
Springfield, Mass., Jan. 29. – Orville A. Dodge, a Civil war veteran, aged 70, died yesterday at his home at 62 Hyde avenue. He was born in Montpelier, Vt., and at the age of 20 came to Springfield and for more than 30 years was employed by the Wason Car company. He enlisted in H Company, 2d Massachusetts Regiment Heavy Artillery, and served throughout the war. He was a member of Hampden lodge of Odd Fellows. Mr. Dodge leaves a wife, two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Luther and Mrs. Nettie Leslie of this city, and a son, Elwin O. Dodge of Hartford. The funeral will take place Friday afternoon and burial will be in Fairview cemetery, Chicopee.
Source: Barre Daily Times, January 29, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.