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Potter, Luke

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 35, credited to Waterville, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 6/7/62, m/i 7/9/62, PVT, Co. H, 9th VT INF, dsrtd 10/1/62, rtnd 2/23/63, tr to VRC 5/30/64, m/o 7/7/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1827, Waterville, VT
Death: 02/02/1911

Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Waterville, VT
Marker/Plot: 14
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 30388323

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/22/1875
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 unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Mountain View Cemetery, Waterville, VT

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Luke Potter

NEWS & CITIZEN: FEB. 8, 1911

Luke Potter, an old and honored citizen, died at his home, on Thursday Feb. 2, after a severe attack of grip. His funeral was held at the church Sunday and Rev. C. D. Pierce of Swanton, a former pastor, was in charge. The interment was in the vault at the town cemetery. Mr. Potter was born April 29, 1827, in the north part of the town. He was twice married, his first wife being Harriet Merrick, and his second wife Sarah Barber, widow of John H. Page. He has one sister, Mrs. Lydia Herrick of Amherst, N.H. He was a member of the 9th Vt. Vol. of the Civil War, and for many years, a very active member of the Methodist Church.

Submitted by: Deanna French.