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Bowditch, Josiah B.

Age: 18, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. C, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 5/29/62, m/i 7/9/62, SGT, Co. A, 9th VT INF, dsrtd 1/11/63, rtnd 2/6/63, red 8/1/64, m/o 6/13/65

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Birth: 07/14/1842, Fairfield, VT
Death: 03/29/1918

Burial: Herrick Cemetery, Fairfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 15749187
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Guber Collection off-site
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

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Herrick Cemetery, North Fairfield, VT

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and other veterans who may be buried there.


Josiah B. Bowditch, for more than 35 years a Rhode Island newspaperman, died in Providence, R. I., recently. He was a native of Fairfield and a veteran of the Civil war. He was an editorial writer and reporter on the St. Albans and Rutland papers and went to Rhode Island in 1881.

Barre Daily Times, April 1, 1918

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.