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Ward, Philip

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/25/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. H, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld 8/3/62, dis/wds, 1/5/63

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VITALS

Birth: 12/12/1841, Williston, VT
Death: 10/10/1913

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 2nd row, center road, NE Section; F-206
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 23030941

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

"At the request of the late Philip Ward, who was buried yesterday, the bullet which he received in the Peninsula Campaign and which had remained in his chest for over 50 years, causing him much suffering, was taken from his body after his death and given to the Stannard Post, GAR of which he was a devoted member. Ex. Gov. U.A. Woodbury was a member of the same company with Mr. Ward and is the only survivor of Co. H, Second Vermont Volunteers, now living in this vicinity".

Military Record: WARD, PHILIP, credited to Burlington; enlisted 5/25/61, mustered in 6/20/61, Private, Co. H, 2nd Vermont Infantry; wounded and taken prisoner 6/29/62, paroled 8/3/62; discharged 1/5/63 for wounds.

WOODBURY, URBAN A., credited to Elmore; enlisted 5/25/61, mustered in 6/26/61, 1st Sergeant, Co. H, 2nd Vermont Infantry; wounded and taken prisoner 7/21/61, paroled 10/5/61; discharged 10/18/61 for wounds.

Source: Burlington Free Press, October 13, 1913.

Contributed by Ken St. Germain.

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