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Gorton, Amos O.


Age: 18, credited to Huntington, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 6/21/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, m/o 10/3/62; enl 6/20/64, m/i 7/6/64, Pvt, Co. I, 17th VT INF, pr CPL 7/1/65, m/o 7/14/65

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Birth: 08/18/1842, Danby, VT
Death: 04/19/1912

Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, MA
Marker/Plot: Evergreen Lawn, Lot 211, grave 5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 136576722


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/29/1863; widow Hortense, 4/27/1912, MA
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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