Vermont Flag Site Logo

Manney, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/16/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, tr to 2nd US INF, 1/16/63, m/o 7/9/65

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations

VITALS

Birth: 04/05/1846, Middlebury, VT
Death: 06/26/1929

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40834563

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 05/22/1890, VT; widow Eva S., 07/24/1929, VT
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.


DESCENDANTS

(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)

BURIAL:

Copyright notice

Tombstone

Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.




Obituary

Death of John Manney

John Manney, a Civil War veteran, died at his home in East Middlebury Tuesday morning at 6:30 o'clock, at the age of 83 years, having been born in Middlebury April 5, 1846. He was the son of William and Catherine (Driscoll) Manney. He is survived by a wife and two daughters, Bertha M. Manney of Middlebury and Mrs. Alfred K. Hall of New Haven, Conn. The funeral will be held at the house Friday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial was in the family lot in the Prospect cemetery in East Middlebury. Mr. Manney was a Civil War veteran, enlisting in Company C, Ninth Regiment of Vermont, from Middlebury June 16, 1863. He was mustered into service July 9, 1863, transferred to V.R.C. April 20, 1864, mustered out July 9, 1865. Mr. Manney although being in poor health was out and attended the services both in East Middlebury and in Middlebury village on Memorial day. His death leaves only two survivors of the Civil War in this town.

Source: Middlebury Record, June 28, 1929
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.