Vermont Flag Site Logo

Morse, Amherst

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Newfane, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/29/62, m/i 9/1/62, SGT, Co. E, 11th VT INF, pr 1SGT 9/6/62, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Columbia SC, prld 3/1/65, comn 1LT, Co. K, 5/5/63 (5/12/63), m/o 5/8/65

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations

VITALS

Birth: 10/05/1838, Newfane, VT
Death: 09/16/1877

Burial: Williamsville Cemetery, Newfane, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 18480507

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Italo Collection, VHS Collections
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


DESCENDANTS

(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)

BURIAL:

Copyright notice

Tombstone

Tombstone

Williamsville Cemetery, Newfane, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


Portrait

Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society

Portrait

(Italo Collection)

Obituary

Mr. Amherst Morse, in employ of J. H. Taylor & Company, grocers, died Sunday morning of cholera morbus, at the age of 39, after an illness of less than twenty-four hours. Mr. Morse, who had only been in town since last spring, was a son of Austin Morse, formerly of Fayetteville, but now of Worcester, Mass. and was himself in in trade at Williamsville from 1868 to 1875.

Mr. More had a good war record, was a stirring, energetic, hard working man and was held in high respect by those that knew him best. His family consisted of a wife and daughter, reside at Williamsville, where his remains were taken.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, Sept. 21, 1877

Courtesy of Deanna French.

Previous Page