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Heald, John S.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Alburgh, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/4/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, kia, 6/4/64, originally buried Bowles Farm Va

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1844, Swanton, VT
Death: 06/04/1864

Burial: Cold Harbor National Cemetery, Mechanicsville, VA
Marker/Plot: D-650
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 3069939

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother sophia, 6/19/1865
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


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Cold Harbor National Cemetery, VA

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Obituary

John Heald, son of Amos Heald, Esq., of Swanton, a private in the 11th Vt., was killed June 5, 1864, while on picket duty eight miles from Richmond.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, August 5, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.