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Bush, Joseph
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 34, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, USA
Service: comn CPT, Co. G, 1st VT INF, 4/25/61 (4/25/61), m/o 8/15/61; comn CPT, 13th US INF, 8/5/61, Bvt MAJ 7/4/63, for gallant and meritorious service in siege of Vicksburg, MAJ, 25th US INF, 3/79, retired 4/2/83

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VITALS
Birth: abt 1827, Massachusetts
Death: 11/30/1884

Burial: May be buried in ..., , PA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None
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BURIAL:
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Joseph Bush

New York Times

Tuesday - 2 Dec 1884

Major Joseph Bush, United States Army, Dead

He was born in Massachusetts, and became Captain of the First Vermont Infantry in the volunteer service May 9, 1861. He was honorably mustered out Aug. 15 of that year. He became Captain of the Thirteenth Infantry Oct. 28, 1861 and July 4, 1863, attained the rank of Brevet Major for gallant and meritorious services rendered at the siege of Vicksburg. Sept. 21, 1866, he was transferred to the Twenty-second Infantry, and on March 4, 1879, was appointed Major of the Twenty-fifth Infantry. Major

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