Age: 30, credited to Waltham, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/9/62, m/i, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, 6/9/62, detailed as cook in Camp Douglas Hosp, m/o 6/13/65 (Mexican War, 1847-1852) (Birth name Belanger)
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Birth: About 1830, Napierville, PQ, Canada
Burial: Family Cemetery, Emporia, VA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 173322014
Alias?: Belanger, Solomon
Pension?: Yes, widow Martha H., 10/10/1904, VA (not approved)
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: Military stone sent to family cemetery.
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.
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Family Cemetery, Emporia, VA
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