Age: 28, credited to Weybridge, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, USA
Service: enl 6/13/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, tr to 7th US INF, 1/16/63, dsrtd 4/15/65
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Birth: 1834, Massachusetts
Burial: May be buried in ..., , VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/23/1881, VT; widow Sarah A., 12/8/1897, MA, neither approved
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: Funeral was held 1/11/1891, according to obituary
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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Last known living in Braintree, VT
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David Steele has been in quite poor health of late, and that long looked for pension has not yet put in an appearance.
Source: West Randolph Herald and News, Jan. 15, 1891
David Steele, a town charge, was buried Sunday, overseer Laport conducting the funeral.
Source: West Randolph Herald and News, Feb. 4, 1892
The item concerning "David Steele being a town charge" was incorrect in many particulars, as a long communication from a valued correspondent shows conclusively.
Source: West Randolph Herald and News, Feb. 11, 1892
Courtesy of Deanna French