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Cowdery, Burnham


Age: 19, credited to Bradford, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 6/9/62, m/i 7/9/62, SGT, Co. D, 9th VT INF, pr 1SGT, 11/26/63, comn 2LT, Co. G, 2/4/65 (2/20/65), tr to Co. D, and pr 1LT, 7/3/65 (7/20/65), pr CPT, 9/7/65 (9/15/65), m/o 12/1/65

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Birth: 10/28/1841, Bradford, VT
Death: 01/22/1914

Burial: Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/14/1878; widow Julia A., 2/18/1914, VT
Portrait?: Charles Collection, Jones Collection, VHS Collections
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: One of three sons of Gilbert and Mary Burnham Cowdery

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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Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT

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