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Durkee, Joseph Chamberlin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Craftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/16/62, m/i 9/1/62, 1SGT, Co. F, 11th VT INF, red to SGT 10/21/62, d/dis 3/20/63, Regtl. Hosp., Washington, DC (diphtheria)

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1839, Albany, VT
Death: 03/20/1863

Burial: Village Cemetery, Albany, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 71707248

MORE INFORMATION

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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Albany Village Cemetery, Albany, VT

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Joseph C. Durkee

St. Johnsbury Caledonian, April 3, 1863

Two more sons of Orleans have fallen in defence of their country - Joseph Durkee of Albany and Dustin D. Whitney of Craftsbury, both members of Co. F, 11th regiment, died last week. Their bodies were brought home for interment.

Vermont Journal, April 11, 1863

Deaths

In hospital near Washington, March 20th, of diptheria, Joseph C. Durkee, only son of Dea. Horace Durkee, of Albany, aged 23, - Orderly Sergeant in the 11th Regiment.

Courtesy of Denis & Karen Jaquish.

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