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Bishop, Jeremiah

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 43, credited to Brighton, VT; Waterford, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 4/22/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. D, 3rd VT INF, wdd, Lee's Mill, 4/16/62, m/o 7/27/64; enl 8/31/64, m/i 8/31/64, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, wdd, Chapin's Farm, 9/29/64, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1818, Guildhall, VT
Death: 11/02/1889

Burial: Old Protestant Cemetery, Island Pond, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bev Lasure
Findagrave Memorial #: 181079579

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/11/1866; widow Belinda, 2/4/1891, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: ME, 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)

Remarks: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Old Protestant Cemetery, Island Pond, VT

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Obituary

State of Vermont.

Jeremiah Bishop, late of Co., D. 3rd Vermont regiment died at the Soldiers' Homem at Bennington Saturday morning at 6 a.m., of heart disease at the age of 72.

Source: The Landmark (White River Junction), 15 Nov 1889.
Transcribed by Deanna French