Biography of William H. Sears
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Sears, William H., Bennington, (Bennington p. o.), was born in North Adams, Mass., October 18, 1840, and came to Bennington in 1854. He enlisted in Company A, Second Regiment Vermont Volunteers March 14, 1861, and participated in the first battle of Bull Run on July 21, 1861; also at the battles of Fredericksburg, Antietam, Gettysburg, Rappahannock Station, and the battle of the Wilderness, where he lost his left arm, the ball passing into his side and lodging against his backbone where it was taken out. He was married June to, 1875, to Mrs. Jane Clark, nee Moulton.

From:
HISTORY OF BENNINGTON COUNTY, VT
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
OF SOME OF ITS PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS.
EDITED BY
LEWIS CASS ALDRICH
1889


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