Morsman, George H.
Age: 24, credited to Pittsford, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/18/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. G, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63
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Birth: 04/01/1838, Pittsford, VT
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Pittsford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/3/1891, VT; widow Mary E., 5/7/1908, VT
Portrait?: Co. G, 12th VVI Reunion
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)
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Evergreen Cemetery, Pittsford, VT
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George H. Morseman
Services Largely Attended at Pittsford Saturday Afternoon
The funeral of George H. Morseman, who died last Wednesday at his home on the Pittsford road, was held at the Methodist church in Pittsford Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock and was well attended. Rev. Dr. C. N. Curtis, pastor of the church, officiated.
The bearers were E. J. Ormsbee, S. T. Grover, H. S. Buttles and H.D. Cooke of Brandon, Edward Phalen and C. A. Styles of Pittsford, all civil war veterans, and with the exception of Mr. Phalen, were all members of company G., 12th Vermont volunteers of which Mr. Morseman was a member. A delegation from Roberts post of this city and also from Noyes post in Chittenden attended the services. Major L. G. Kingsley and E. J. Ormsbee, major and captain of Company G, made brief remarks at the grave which was in Evergreen cemetery.
Another Veteran Dead
G. H. Morseman of the Pittsford Road the Third to Die within a week
George H. Morseman died at his home on the Pittsford road yesterday morning after a week's illness, he being the third veteran of the civil war of this immediate vicinity to die within a week. Mr. Morseman had been in poor health for several years but a week ago he was taken seriously ill and it was thought at the time that he suffered a stroke of paralysis. He had just passed his 79th birthday. Mr. Morseman died in the house in which he was born and had always lived. He was a member of company G, 12th Vermont volunteers. He had been a member of the Pittsford Methodist church for many years. He is survived by his wife and one daughter Mrs. William Vaughan. The funeral will be held at the house Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock and will be preceded by a prayer at the house at 1:15 o'clock.
Source: Rutland Herald, April 16, 1908. Contributed by Patty Pickett and Cathy Habes.
Note: A picture of this soldier is available in the 12gr9112th Vermont Group Photograph.