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Warboys, Henry


Age: 21, credited to Charleston, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/6/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. E, 9th VT INF, pr CPL 2/2/64, wdd, Chapin's Farm, 9/29/64, m/o 6/13/65

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Birth: 1841, Vermont
Death: 03/01/1926

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/29/1875
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

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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Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT

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Civil War Veteran Had Wide Acquaintance
Was One of Three Last Local Survivors of Civil War. Past Commander of Hopkins Post.

Henry Warboy, 85, Civil War veteran and one of three surviving members of E. P. Hopkins post, Grand Army of the Republic, died this morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Theresa Montgomery of White Oaks road, following an extended illness. With his death Commander Rev. William R. Stocking and John Galusha are the only surviving members of Hopkins post and the last of the Civil War veterans in Williamstown.

Mr. Warboy was born in West Charleston, Vt., and had he lived until next August would have been 86 years of age. During the Civil war he served with Company E, 9th Vermont Infantry, and took part in a number of the battles of that period. As souvenirs of the war he had in his possession a Confederate flag he captured at Norfolk, Va., and a solid shot he picked up on the battle field at Fair Oaks.

For a number of years he made his home in Williamstown and enjoyed a wide acquaintance. He was active in the affairs E. P. Hopkins post, of which he was a past commander. On August 21, 1933, he was tendered a party in observance of his 83rd birthday by members of Hopkins post and was presented with a testimonial signed by all the members of the post.

He was a man of cheerful disposition held in high esteem by a host of friends and his death will be mourned by all who knew him. Since the death of his wife several years ago he had made his home with Mrs. Montgomery.

He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Truman Montgomery and one son, George Warboy, both of Williamstown. He also leaves five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. One grandson, Lieutenant Earl Warboy, was killed in action while serving in France during the World war.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

Source: North Adams Transcript, March 1, 1926

Funeral of Henry Warboy Is Largely Attended Here.

Funeral services for Henry Warboy, Civil war veteran and well known resident of Williamstown, who died Monday, were held from the home of his daughter, Mrs. Truman Montgomery of White Oaks road, yesterday afternoon and were largely attended. Rev. J. Harold Gould, pastor of the White Oaks church, officiated. The G. A. R., of which the deceased was a member, was represented by Walter Mitchell, as associate member of the local E. P. Hopkins post, who read the Grand Army ritual. The bearers were Charles Stocking, Wallace Murphy, Frank Blanchard and Fred Lindley. Burial was in Oak Hill cemetery in Pownal, Vt.

Source: North Adams Transcript, March 4, 1926
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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