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Caraway, John B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Orford, NH
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Co. A, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 9/19/61, m/i 11/19/61, Blacksmith, Co. B, 1st VT CAV, reen 12/28/63, tr to Co. E 6/21/65, mortally wdd, by accident, 7/4/65, d/wds 7/12/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1840, Franklin, VT
Death: 07/12/1865

Burial: Orford Village Cemetery, Orford, NH
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 83862132

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: Son of John Caraway, 15th NH INF

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Lisa Nugent, Shrewsbury, MA

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BURIAL:

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Orford Village Cemetery, Orford, NH

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Obituary

Died--John Carroway (sic), of the Vermont Cavalry, who was injured by the premature discharge of a gun while engaged in firing a salute on the 4th of July at Ogdensburg, died on Wednesday morning the 12th inst.

Source: Rutland Weekly Herald, July 20, 1865
Courtesy of Deanna French

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