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Read, James Marsh

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 10th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 7/31/62 (9/1/62), SGT, Co. D, 10th VT INF, comn 2LT, Co. D, 6/17/64 (8/3/64), pr 1LT, Co. E, 12/19/64 (1/30/65), wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, pr Adjutant, 4/22/65 (4/22/65), m/o 6/28/65, Bvt CPT, 4/2/65 for gallantry in the assault on Petersburg, mwia, Petersburg, 4/2/65, d/wds 4/6/65 City Point Va. [College: UVM 53]

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VITALS

Birth: 11/19/1833, St. Albans, VT
Death: 04/06/1865

Burial: Elmwood Avenue Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 10th row/south
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 75732785

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: VHS Collections, History 10th Infantry
College?: UVM 53
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: 10th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Elmwood Avenue Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Photo

Photo

(Haynes' History
Tenth Infantry)


Biography

An excellent memorial of Adjutant Read was written by Chaplain John B. Perry, and published on June 10th, and June 17th 1865. Each installment covers several complete pages of the newspaper.

Obituary

Sat, Apr 8, 1865 – 2 · Burlington Times (Burlington, Vermont) · Newspapers.com


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