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Flanders, Joshua A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Fletcher, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/64, m/i 8/1/64, Pvt, Co. K, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1845, Fletcher, VT
Death: 12/26/1897

Burial: Leach-Fairview Cemetery, Fairfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 15611710

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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: None

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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BURIAL:

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Leach-Fairview Cemetery, Fairfield, VT

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Obituary

Joshua A. Flanders of Fletcher was instantly killed last Sunday while returning from a hunting trip. He was crawling through a wire fence when his gun was accidentally discharged, the shot hitting him in the right side. Mr. Flanders leaves three children.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, Dec. 31, 1897
Courtesy of Deanna French

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