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Birchard, Willard


Age: 24, credited to Salisbury, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/61, m/i 9/16/61, PVT, Co. F, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL 6/9/64, pr SGT, m/o 6/29/65

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Birth: 1837, Rochester, VT
Death: 10/23/1911

Burial: Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bernie Noble
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/8/1890, OR
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)



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Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, VT

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Courtesy of Bernie Noble


Bennington Briefs

News was received at the soldiers' home today of the death at Hancock of one of its inmates of the institution, Willard Birchard. He left the home on the 19th of the present month. He served in the fifth regiment, Company F, enlisting from the town of Salisbury in 1861 and went through the entire war. He was promoted to corporal and later to sergeant and was mustered out of the service in June, 1865. He became an inmate of the home in August, 1909.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, October 25, 1911.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.