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Fitch, John Ashley

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Fairfield, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 9/1/62, m/i 10/4/62, 4SGT, Co. E, 2nd VT INF, m/o 7/14/63 [College: MC 62]

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VITALS

Birth: 04/25/1839, Sheldon, VT
Death: 07/29/1891

Burial: Sheldon Cemetery, Sheldon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 50589161

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: MC 62
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

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Sheldon Cemetery, Sheldon, VT

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Obituary

John A. Fitch, Esq., of the law firm of Ballard, Burleson & Fitch of St. Albans, died on Wednesday of typhoid fever. Mr. Fitch was born in Sheldon, April 25, 1859. He graduated from Middlebury e in 1862 and enlisted in the 12th Vt. Vols., serving as sergeant of company E. After the war he located in Highgate and began the practice of the law. He took up his residence in St. Albans last year.

Source: Middlebury Register, July 31, 1891

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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