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James, Edward H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Huntington, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 9/2/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. K, 5th VT INF, dis/dsb 6/17/62; enl 9/6/64, m/i 9/6/64, Pvt, Co. A, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 05/20/1840, Hampton, NY
Death: 04/03/1920

Burial: Maple Cemetery, Lincoln, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40316434

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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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Maple Cemetery, Lincoln, VT

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Obituary

LINCOLN

Edward H. James, a veteran of the Civil War, died early Saturday morning of complications, after a short illness.

Source: Burlington Free Press, April 8, 1920
Courtesy ofTom Boudreau.

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