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Bemis, Oliver D.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Richmond, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 5th VT INF, 2nd USSS
Service: enl 8/20/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. K, 5th VT INF, dis/dsb 8/15/62; enl 12/1/63, m/i 12/11/63, wdd, Boydton Plank Road, 10/27/64, tr to 4th VT INF, Co. H, 2/25/65, m/o 7/17/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/15/1841, Williston, VT
Death: 07/11/1925

Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Huntington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 27649976

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/23/1886; widow Castaria L., 7/24/1925, 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: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Maplewood Cemetery, Huntington, VT

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Obituary

Death of Dr. O. E. Bemis

Dr. Oliver E. Bemis died at his home in Jonesville at 9 o'clock Saturday morning following a long illness due to arteriosclerosis. He was born in Williston September 15, 1841, the son of Horace and Harriet Bradford Bemis. He was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Company H. Second Berdan Sharpshooters, serving in Hancock's Corps at the Army of the Potomac.

He married early in life and of this union there were two sons, both deceased. His second wife was Carrie Eddy, of Huntington, and she survives him with one son, Carl E., who resides at home.

Doctor Bemis practiced medicine in that vicinity for 35 years, retiring 15 years ago on account of ill health.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, July 13, 1925.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.