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Huntington, Benjamin F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Marshfield, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 6/16/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. I, 9th VT INF, dis/dsb 11/5/62; enl 11/2/63, m/i 3/3/64, Pvt, Co. E, 17th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/6/64, wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, m/o 7/14/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/28/1840, Marshfield, VT
Death: 07/06/1909

Burial: Nasmith Cemetery, Marshfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 55326702

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application date; both units
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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Nasmith Cemetery, Marshfield, VT

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Obituary

Marched to the Sea.

Benjamin Huntington, Montpelier, a Civil war veteran, died one day last week of cancer of the stomach from which he had been suffering for several years. Mr. Huntington was 69 years old and a native of Marshfield. He served in a Vermont regiment during the Civil war and was with Sherman on his march to the sea.

Source:

Orleans County Monitor, July 14, 1909

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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