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Morse, Amherst


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

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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


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


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Williamsville Cemetery, Newfane, VT

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Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society


(Italo Collection)


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.

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