Durkee, Joseph Chamberlin
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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Birth: abt 1839, Albany, VT
Burial: Village Cemetery, Albany, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 71707248
Alias?: None noted
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)
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
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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
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.