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Garvin, William W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 10th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 7/23/62, m/i 9/1/62, CPL, Co. I, 10th VT INF, red at request, pow, Monocacy, 7/8/64, prld 2/22/65, d/starvation 3/7/65 (originally bur. Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD, reinterred to Arlington National)

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1840, Hinesburg, VT
Death: 03/07/1865

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 32994880

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: See J. H. George and the Tenth Regiment Band

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Cenotaph at Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT

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Obituary

We regret to learn that Mr. William W. Garvin, of company I, Tenth Vermont Regiment, died at Camp Parole Hospital, Annapolis, Maryland, March 7th, 1865 in the 26th year of his age. --- Mr. Garvin had been taken prisoner and at the time of his death had become greatly emaciated by reason by the brutal treatment he received at the hands of the rebels. Having been exchanged he was making preparation to come to his home in St. Albans, to see his family and friends when he was taken to the hospital and soon died. He is another victim to the inhuman treatment which many a brave soldier boy has received at the hands of the cruel "chivalry" of the South. Of a strong constitution he could have well borne the fatigues and hardships attendant upon the life of a soldier but he could not endure the agonies of the starvation treatment to which he and thousands of fellow prisoners have been subjected. He leaves widow, parents, besides other near relatives, to mourn for his loss in the prime of life. -- We understand his remains are to be brought to St. Albans for interment. __ Transcript

Orleans Independent Standard, March 31, 1865.

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