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Head, J. Henry H.


Age: 0, credited to Unknown
Unit(s): 60th MA INF
Service: Co. B, 60th MA INF, d/svc, Indianapolis, IN, 11/25/64

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Birth: Unknown, unknown
Death: 11/25/1864

Burial: Village Cemetery, Montgomery, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 34447987


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


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Vllage Cemetery, Montgomery, VT

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In Indianapolis, Indiana, Nov. 25, 1864, HENRY HOPKINS, aged 21 years; and on the 6th March 1865, JANE, aged 29 years, only children of Isaac and Clarissa Head, of Montgomery, Vt.

Young Head entered Norwich University about eighteen months before his death and was greatly beloved by all who knew him. Upon the call of the Government for one hundred days men, he enlisted into the U.S. service in Massachusetts, with many of this class-mates. Upon the expiration of their term of enlistment, his classmates returned home and were mustered out of service. But he was too ill to return with them. He stayed a short time in Indianapolis and died. He was a young man of great promise, and his death is not only a source of great disappointment and grief to his parents, but to a large circle of relatives and friends. His remains were brought to Montgomery for interment.

Source: Vermont Transcript, April 14, 1865
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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