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Fletcher, Elias J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Waterville, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/18/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, dis/dsb 4/17/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1833, Brandon, NY
Death: 10/05/1881

Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Waterville, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 78574427

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/27/1864; widow Sarah J., 1/13/1883, not approved; minor, 4/17/1891, VT, not approved
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 unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Mountain View Cemetery, Waterville, VT

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Obituary

WATERVILLE

Elias J. Fletcher of Belvidere died on Wednesday morning, Oct. 5th, after a long and painful illness. He was so badly emaciated that nothing but a skeleton was left.

Source: Burlington Free Press, October 11, 1881.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.