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Melcher, William

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 45, credited to Burke, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/7/63, m/i 12/23/63, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, wdd, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64, pow, Newport Barracks, 2/2/46, d/prison 8/30/64, Andersonville (diarrhea)

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VITALS

Birth: 09/06/1836, Exeter, NH
Death: 08/30/1864

Burial: Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA
Marker/Plot: 7289
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 51140540

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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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Andersonville National Cemetery, GA

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