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Irish, William C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Grand Isle, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/23/62, m/i 9/1/62, CPL, Co. K, 11th VT INF, pr Co. CSSGT, 12/28/63, red 6/16/64, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, pr SGT 10/25/64, dis/wds, 5/9/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1839, Grand Isle, VT
Death: 11/10/1899

Burial: Grand Isle Cemetery, Grand Isle, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 15938551

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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Grand Isle Cemetery, Grand Isle, VT

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William C. Irish

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger
November 14, 1889

William C. Irish died in South Hero, Nov. 10, aged nearly 63 years. He was sick over a year with asthma and a complication of diseases, was a member of the 11th Vt. Vols., deacon in the Congregational church; represented Grand Isle in the legislature in 1866-67. He left no family, both his first and second wives, and child by first wife dying some years ago. He was highly respected in the community.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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