Age: 19, credited to Vershire, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/12/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. B, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 3/5/62; enl 8/1/62, m/i 9/15/62, Pvt, Co. E, 2nd VT INF, dsrtd 4/4/65, rtnd 5/21/65, wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/10/64, m/o 6/19/65
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Birth: 1844, Vershire, VT
Burial: Village Cemetery, Vershire, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 112393460
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Village Cemetery, Vershire, VT
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Death of Joseph Barstow
Joseph Barstow, the last surviving veteran of the Civil war in Norwich, passed away Dec. 5th at the home of Clinton Barstow, his nephew, where he had made his home for the past 12 years.
The funeral was held Dec. 8th at the M.E. church in Union Village with Rev. D. G. Deal officiating.
Mr. Barstow was born in Vershire, Aug. 9, 1844, the son of Charles Barstow and Isabelle McCormick Barstow. He served with the army of the Potomac, was with Hooker at Chancellorsville, with Meade at Gettysburg and with Grant in the Wilderness. At the close of the war he was mustered out at Burlington, June 9, 1865.
He leaves four nephews, Russell Barstow of Bradford, Clinton Barstow of Norwich, Clark Barstow of Union Village, Henry Barstow of Vershire, and three nieces, Mrs. F. J. Ackerman of Newfane, Mrs. E. H. Jones, Barre, and Mrs. E. Clark Sargent, Norwich.
Source: Bethel Courier, December 22, 19132
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.