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Duff, Alvin
Age: 21, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/4/63, m/i 12/9/63, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, d/dis 2/3/64 (enteritis), Fort Slocum, DC

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Birth: abt 1842, Saint Francis, PQ, Canada
Death: 02/03/1864

Burial: Soldiers Home National Cemetery, Washington, DC
Marker/Plot: F 409
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 32495728
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None

Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Mortality of the 1st Vermont Artillery, from the 1st of September, 1862 to the 13th of March,

MR. EDITOR -- Below is a record of all the deaths that have occurred since the time above stated, with the exception of a few cases of varioloid, which have not been sent to us from General Hospital as yet. I will give their names and age, with the disease, and the date of their death.

Alvin Duff, (Btry) K., aged 21, of enteritis -- buried at Soldiers Home, Feb. 20, 1864.

The above is a true record of all that have died in our hospital, as before stated, making in all ninety-three cases in one year and a half. Perhaps some may think this is a pretty large amount of sickness and death in so short of time; and it seems that thus it is. I have been connected with the hospital department all the time, with an exception of a few weeks. We have things very convenient at present, so that the sick are, and can be well taken care of, and I think they do have all done for them that can be for the place.

Yours &C.
W. J. Cheney

Lamoille Newsdealer, March 30, 1864
Courtesy of Deanna French