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Pinney, Sherman S.


Age: 22, credited to Wolcott, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. E, 3rd VT INF, suffered from diphtheria for most of his enlistment, dis/dsb 6/22/62

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Birth: 1839, Greensboro, VT
Death: 11/19/1864

Burial: Village Cemetery, Greensboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 74394254


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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


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Village Cemetery, Greensboro, VT

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Sherman S. Pinney


Age 22, son of Jabez Pinney, born in Greensboro, enlisted at Morrisville, May 27, '61; mustered in at St. Johnsbury, with the 3d reg. un Co. B.; served with the company until the following October; taken with diphtheria, sent to the regimental hospital; returned to the company at the expiration of a few weeks, but again sent to the hospital, Jan. 1, '62; rejoined his company, March 1; proceeded with it to the Peninsula, but his health remaining feeble, returned at the end of the first day's march toward Yorktown, to Newport News, where he stayed three weeks, thence he was taken to Fortress Monroe and kept 6 weeks; thence to Georgetown, D.C., where discharged on a surgeon's certificate of disability, May 28, '62, came home and died in Wolcott, Nov. 19, '64. His body was buried in Greensboro. His name is credited to Wolcott.

Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1877, iii:227

Submitted By Deanna French.