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McGill, John


Age: 34, credited to Barnet, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 10/15/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. E, 6th VT INF, m/o 7/28/62; enl 12/14/63, m/i 1/4/64, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. C, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65

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Birth: abt 1826, Scotland
Death: 04/24/1896

Burial: Passumpsic Village Cemetery, Waterford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 119305936


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/26/1871
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 unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Passumpsic Cemetery, Barnet, VT

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Death of John McGill

The funeral service of Dea. John McGill, who died last Friday, was held on Sunday at one o'clock at the church. A large number were present to pay their last respects to a man who for many years has lived among them, and who held the esteem of all both as a man and a Christian. He was very earnest and devoted in his Christian life and a liberal giver for the support of the church and the extension of Christ's kingdom. John McGill was born in Scotland, but came to this country when a young man, and for a number of years has resided in this community. He outlived his wife by only about two months, and it is a somewhat singular circumstance that he, having sold his place, had agreed to give possession of it only a day or two before he died. Two sons, Frank C., of Passumpsic, and William J., of East Barnet survive him.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, May 1, 1896.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.