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Blossom, George Edward


Age: 20, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. G, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL 9/1/64, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/3/64, m/o 6/29/65

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Birth: abt 1841, Woodstock, VT
Death: Before 03/14/1896


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/14/1876; widow Emily A., 3/14/1896, 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: Last known living in Rutland, VT in 1890. Obituary states burial in Pittsford, VT.


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George E. Blossom

Rutland Daily Herald, Feb. 7, 1896

George E. Blossom died at his home on the Mendon road late Wednesday night. Mr. Blossom was a member of company G, 5th Vermont regiment, in the war of the rebellion. The funeral will be held at the Congregational church this afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.

08 Feb 1896, Sat Rutland Daily Herald (Rutland, Vermont)