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Getchell, Alfred E.

Age: 33, credited to Bradford, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 8th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; comn 1LT, Co. D, 8th VT INF, 12/28/61 (12/28/61), pr CPT, 7/26/64 (8/10/64), m/o 2/26/65

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Birth: abt 1828, Unknown
Death: 04/29/1875

Burial: May be buried in ..., , MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Charles Collection, Gibson Collection, Guber Collection off-site, VHS off-site
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: Military stone sent to Oak Grove Cemetery, New Bedford, MA. Death record shows burial in Tisbury, MA. Perhaps the stone was sent to New Bedford so that it could be shipped out to Martha's Vineyard?

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Buried in Tisbury, MA
Check the cemetery for location/directions
and other veterans who may be buried there.


CPT Alfred E. Getchell and 2LT Nathan Robie with a Houghton backmark
(Gibson Collection)


Albert Getchell -- In Boston, of heart disease, April 29, age 52 years, 10 months -- Formerly Capt. of Co. D., 8th Vermont Volunteers.

Bradford Opinion. July 10, 1875

Courtesy of Deanna French.