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Keach, Roman F.


Age: 44, credited to Lowell, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, m/o 10/31/62

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Birth: 11/15/1819, St. Johnsbury, VT
Death: 02/03/1887

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC
Marker/Plot: South Border 2
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Loretta Castaldi
Findagrave Memorial #: 69385748


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: 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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Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC

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Roman Keach, aged 68 years, committed suicide yesterday morning in Washington, by deliberately throwing himself off the roof of his house, into the adjoining alley. A few months ago he was dismissed from the position as messenger of the Treasury Department, which place he held for twenty years, and the loss of his job affected his mind.

Alexandria (DC) Gazette, Feb. 4, 1887
Courtesy of Deanna French

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