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McGovern, Patrick

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Jericho, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 13th VT INF, 4th US INF
Service: enl 9/10/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. F, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 12/4/63, m/i 12/30/63, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, pow, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64, Andersonville, prld 11/26/64, tr to Co. C, 6/13/65, pr CPL 10/28/65, m/o 12/1/65; also Co. I, 4th US INF

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VITALS

Birth: 05/10/1845, County Mayo, Ireland
Death: 03/17/1926

Burial: St. Mary Cemetery, Richmond, VT
Marker/Plot: K-10
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 15535937

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Julia; shows all 3 units
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.


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St. Mary Cemetery, Richmond, VT

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