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Morse, John Orlando

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Marshfield, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/11/63, m/i 12/31/63, Pvt, Co. I, 9th VT INF, d/svc 11/27/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1846, Woodbury, VT
Death: 11/27/1864

Burial: Woodbury Center Cemetery, Woodbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 34
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 64515361

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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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BURIAL:

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Woodbury Center Cemetery, Woodbury, VT

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Obituary

At the Base Hospital, 18th Army Corps, Point of Rocks, Va., November 27, 1864, of typhoid fever, J. Orlando Morse, aged 18 years and 6 months. He was a member of Co. I, 9th Regt. Vt. Vols., and formerly of Woodbury.

Source: Green Mountain Freeman, Feb. 21, 1865

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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