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Byrne, Patrick

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 40, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/13/62, m/i 9/1/62, CPL, Co. C, 11th VT INF, pr SGT 11/24/64, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, dis/wds, 6/12/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/1821, County Kildare, Ireland
Death: 06/14/1894

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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St. Marys Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT

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Patrick Byrne

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 15, 1894

Castleton - Patrick Burns [Byrne], who had been ill for some time and was one of the old residents, died at his home on Griswold avenue Thursday. He was born in Ireland 73 years ago last March. He joined the 11th Vermont regiment in 1862, and served as color sergeant until the close of the war. He has always carried in his head a bullet, which he received while before Petersburg. He always carried the flag in all public gatherings in the village. The funeral will be held in the Catholic church Saturday morning at 9 o'clock.

Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.

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