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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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Obituary

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.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, April 3, 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.

Vermont Journal, April 11, 1863

Courtesy of Denis & Karen Jaquish.

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