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Merritt, Joshua W.
Age: 21, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/13/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. D, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL 3/28/64, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/3/64, m/o 6/29/65

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Birth: abt 1840, Coventry, VT
Death: 1917

Burial: Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/18/1881, widow Nellie, 10/23/1917, VT, not approved; minor child, 5/14/1919, VT
Portrait?: 1907 Reunion, Co. D, 5th VVI
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None

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(John Gibson Collection)