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Balch, John H.


Age: 23, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, 57th NY INF
Service: enl 8/14/61, Co. I, 57th NY INF, m/o, 5/5/62; enl 8/26/62, m/i 9/26/62, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, pow 4/1/63, prld, 4/7/63, m/o 6/ 21/65

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Birth: 1839, Unknown
Death: 12/04/1921

Burial: Factory Point Cemetery, Manchester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 138693624


Alias?: Saunders, James
Pension?: Yes
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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Factory Point Cemetery, Manchester, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


John Balch, who recently died in manchester, was well known in Shaftsbury. His wife, Sophia Mattison was born in town. They resided here in early life. His friends always enjoyed a chat with him as he had an excellent memory. He ws a veteran of the civil war.

Source: Bennington Banner, Dec 21, 1921
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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