Age: 19, credited to Arlington, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/2/64, m/i 9/2/64, Pvt, Co. E, 5th VT INF, m/o 6/19/65
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Birth: 08/09/1845, Ireland
Burial: St. Columban Cemetery, Arlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 121666390
Alias?: None noted
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)
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St. Columban Cemetery, Arlington, VT
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March 9, 1917
CIVIL WAR VETERAN
BURNED TO DEATH
Burlington, Vt., March 9 - Alexander Walsh, aged 71, who served in Company E, Fifth Vermont Regiment in the Civil War was burned to death early Thursday morning in a fire which totally destroyed his home at Arlington.
A man, Alexander Jr. with his wife and child escaped in their night clothing.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.