Individual Record -- Roberts, Joseph
Age: 20, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF, 1st US Vet Corps
Service: enl 1/15/62, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. C, 7th VT INF, m/o 3/30/64; enl 1/17/65, Hancock's 1st A.C., Co. C, 4th Regt, m/o 1/29/66
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Birth: 11/07/1841, Burlington, VT
Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40923347
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
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MIDDLEBURY -- Joseph Roberts, a long time resident of East Middlebury, died at his home Sunday morning after a long illness. aged 75 years. He was a Veteran of the Civil War. He enlisted first in Company C. 7th Vermont, and when his term was up he re-enlisted in Hancock's 1st. Corps, in Company C., 4th Vermont.
He leaves a wife, two sons, Frank Roberts of Pittsburg, Mass., and Joseph of Waterbury, Conn, a daughter, Mrs. B. G. Peck of East Middlebury, and a sister, Mrs. C. J. Fortin of Fitchburg, Mass. and a brother, Delph, of Springfield, Mass. The funeral was held Wednesday at 2 o'clock.
Burlington Weekly Free Press, Feb. 22, 1917
Courtesy of Deanna French