Whipple, Simon Oakes
Age: 36, credited to Enosburgh, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 9/1/64, m/i 9/1/64, Pvt, Co. E, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: 06/13/1828, Lisbon, NH
Burial: Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 66098477
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/31/1879; widow Mary J., 12/9/1907, VT
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: Died in Derby, VT
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.
2nd Great Grandfather of Robert Osgood, Wethersfield, CT
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Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT
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Simon Whipple, an old and respected resident, passed away last Tuesday morning after quite a long illness. The remains were buried at Newport Center on Thursday.
Source: Orleans County Monitor, 18 Nov 1907
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux