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Martin, Walter W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Ferrisburgh, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/23/62, m/i 9/1/62, CPL, Co. B, 11th VT INF, red 3/23/64, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/20/1843, Ferrisburgh, VT
Death: 10/03/1929

Burial: West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: 201
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 36016692

Cenotaph: North Ferrisburgh Cemetery, Ferrisburgh, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 99176262


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

West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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CENOTAPH:

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Tombstone

Cenotaph at North Ferrisburgh Cemetery, Ferrisburg, VT

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Obituary

Middlebury, Oct. 3. - Walter Wallace Martin, 88, past commander of the Vermont department, GAR, and at one time an aide of the staff of the national commander, died at his home here at 8 o'clock this morning.

Mr. Martin served two enlistments in the Civil war with Company B, 11th Vermont regiment, from July 23 to September 1, 1862, and from March 24 to June 24, 1864.

He was also past commander of William P. Russell post, G.A.R. His death leaves one survivor of that organization.

With his wife, who is his sole survivor, he attended the national convention of the Grand Army in Portland, Me., last month.

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 8 o'clock at the Methodist church with burial in the West cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, Oct. 4, 1929
Contributed by Jen Snoots.

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