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Taft, William Henry

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 1/13/65, m/i 1/13/65, Pvt, Co. D, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. B, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65; enl (as William H. Morris), 1/7/67, Pvt, Co. F, 5th US ARTY, m/o 1/8/70

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1847, Vergennes, VT
Death: 07/21/1899

Burial: May be buried in ..., , MO
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow/contesting
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: Brother of Benoni Taft

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.


DESCENDANTS

Great Granduncle of Raymond Brunelle, Waterbury, CT

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BURIAL:

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Died in St. Louis, MO

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