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Keyes, Zeley Jr.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Moretown, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, CPL, Co. B, 13th VT INF, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: 01/06/1834, Middlesex, VT
Death: 06/21/1895

Burial: Orange Center Cemetery, Orange, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 98719779

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/21/1879; widow Elvira A., 8/28/1895, VT
Portrait?: 13th History
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Orange Center Cemetery, Orange, VT

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Portrait

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)

BIOGRAPHY

CORPORAL ZIBA KEYES, JR. was one of the three brothers who enlisted from Moretown and served in company B. At the organization of the company he was appointed corporal, which office he held through his term of service. He was 5 ft. 8 in. in height, light hair, blue eyes, rather slender and straight. After his discharge he lived most of the time in Orange, Vt. He married Alvira Barnet, of Middlesex, who survives him. Three children. Will, Charles and Nellie; Will in West Topsham, the others in Orange. Mrs. Keyes lives with her daughter Nellie (Flanders) in Orange. He died June 21, 1895.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 456