Age: 25, credited to Hancock, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 7/7/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, m/o 11/6/62
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Birth: abt 1837, Hancock, VT
Burial: Lower Branch Cemetery, Braintree, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Hopee
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: Died in Rochester, VT.
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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Lower Branch Cemetery, Braintree, VT
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Henry Kemp, a veteran of the Civil War and resident of this town for several years, died at his home Saturday.
Source: Burlington Free Press Dec. 4, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.
Henry Kemp, for many years a resident of this town, died of organic heart disease Saturday, Nov. 29, in Rochester, where he had been living for the last three or four years. He was 78 years of age and is survived by his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Frances Gilson of Rochester and Mrs. C. E. Brewster of Dewey's Mills; and by five sons, Herbert of North Troy, Walter, Clarence, Oscar and Arthur of Rochester. The remains were brought to the Braintree Branch cemetery for interment the 2nd inst.
The Bethel Courier, December 1, 1913
Courtesy of Heidi McColgan