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Bitney, John
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 37, credited to Franklin, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 12/12/63, m/i 12/13/63, Pvt, Co. K, 6th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, mwia, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, d/wds 11/9/64 (Bitney)

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VITALS
Birth: abt 1826, Unknown
Death: 11/09/1864

Burial: Philadelphia National Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Article
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: Article
DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Keith Bohacik, St. Louis, MO

2nd Great Grandfather of Paul Phillips, Ware, MA

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BURIAL:
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Philadelphia National Cemetery, PA
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John Bitney



Copy of a tin-type photograph of Private John Bitney, Co. K, 6th Vermont Infantry. John, age 37, enlisted from Franklin on December 12, 1863, was wounded at the Wilderness on May 5, 1864, and mortally wounded at Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864. He died of his wounds on November 9, 1864.


Copy of the Surgeon General's report providing information on John Bitney's death to support his widow's pension application. Private Bitney died at Saterlee U.S. Army General Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, the largest operational hospital during the war. (click on image below for a picture of the hospital)
Saterlee Hospital Marker

Copy of the Adjutant General's report providing information on John Bitney's death to support his widow's pension application. See the marginal note indicating a discrepency in the spelling of John's surname, Betney vs. Bitney.

Photographs courtesy of 2nd-great-grandsons Keith Bohacik and Paul Phillips, St. Louis, Missouri, and Ware, Massachusetts, respectively.