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Fobes, Josiah A.

Age: 18, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/15/62, m/i 9/29/62, Pvt, Co. L, 1st VT CAV, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, wdd, 6/23/64, pr CPL 1/1/65, m/o 6/21/65

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Birth: abt 1844, Unknown
Death: 07/08/1926

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Beloit, KS
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Evajean Chase
Findagrave Memorial #: 70688560
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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

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Medical Record

Private Josiah Forbes, Co. L, 1st Vermont Cavalry, aged 19 years, received a gunshot scalp wound at Burke s Station, June 24, 1864. The wound became inflamed and irritable and arterial bleeding took place, to arrest which, the right superficial temporal artery was tied, at the Baxter Hospital, Burlington, Vermont, in July. The patient recovered and returned to duty, September 29, 1864. Assistant Surgeon S. L. Thayer, U. S. V., the operator, reported the case.

Joseph K. Barnes, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65), Part 1, Volume 2 (Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1870), p. 315.