Individual Record -- Monroe, William Leander
Age: 0, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 1st US Vet Corps
Service: comn SURG, 12/61, 12st US INF tr to Hancock's 1st A.C., 1st Regt, Co. A, 12/19/64, d/svc 2/13/65, Stoneman Hosp., Washington, DC
See Legend for expansion of abbreviationsVITALS
Birth: 11/05/1837, Poultney, VT
Burial: East Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: John Arsenault
Findagrave Memorial #: 46521168
Alias?: None noted
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)
(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)
Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.
William L Munroe, M.D. died in Camp Stoneman Hospital, D.C., Feb. 12, 1865, aged 27 years. Dr. Munroe was the son of Nathan and Nancy Munroe, of Poultney, Vt. The first of three brothers to volunteer in the service of his country --- the second to yield his life on its altar. One sleeps on the soil of Virginia with the thousands of his brave comrades. --- the other, now the only surviving brother and son has participated in all the conflicts of Vermont Brigades from Antietam to Petersburg.
D. Munroe graduated in medicine at Burlington, Vt., in June 1860. Leaving a successful practice, he enlisted in the 12th Regt., U.S. Infantry in Dec., 1861, and re-enlisted in the 1st Regt. Army Corps in Dec., 1864.
Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1877, iii:1001
Courtesy of Deanna French.