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Rock, James

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 37, credited to Vergennes, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/7/62, m/i 7/9/62, CPL, Co. C, 9th VT INF, dsrtd 12/10/62, rtnd n.d., m/o 2/6/63

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VITALS

Birth: 06/21/1825, Vergennes, VT
Death: 07/19/1904

Burial: St. Peters Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: 114
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42001431

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Peters Cemetery, Vergennes, VT

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Obituary

VERGENNES.

Death of James Rock, a Veteran of the Civil War.

James Rock died at his home in this city Tuesday afternoon after a month's illness from a complication of diseases, in the 80th year of his age. He is survived by five sons, James H., George F., Louis W., and Edward W. of this city and Fred L., of Burlington. The deceased was born in this city and has always resided here with the exception of seven years when he lived in Rutland. He was a shoemaker by trade and in June, 1862, left his bench to enter the service of his country, enlisting in Co. C, 9th Vermont, in which he obtained the rank of corporal, remaining with the regiment until February 6, when he received an honorable discharge for disability. The funeral services will be held this morning at nine o'clock.

Source: Burlington Free Press, July 21, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.



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