Age: 38, credited to Derby, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 12/31/63, m/i 1/13/64, Pvt, Co. K, 3rd VT INF, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/3/64, m/o 7/11/65
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Birth: 10/28/1824, Saint-Nicolas, Canada East
Burial: Catholic Cemetery, Stanstead, PQ
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/26/1873
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Catholic Cemetery, Stanstead, PQ
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A Grand Army Veteran Passes Away.
Mr. Mitchel Betters, another old and respected townsman, has passed away at the advanced age of 81. For the last twelve months he has been in failing health, suffering mainly from cancer, which was the final cause of his death on May 11th. During his illness he was in the constant and faithful care of this three daughters and retained his mental faculties to the very last. The funeral, which was held on May 13th in the R. C. Church, Stanstead, was largely attended; the members of Spalding Post, G.A.R., being present to confer the last military rites on their late comrade. The floral offerings were most profuse and beautiful.
Michel Betters was born at St. Nicholas, near quebec, on October 28th, 1824. (more)
Source: The Stanstead Journal - May 25, 1905
Contributed by Cheryl McIntosh.