Individual Record -- Kennedy, Morris
Age: 33, credited to Barton, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/62, m/i 9/22/62, Pvt, Co. D, 3rd VT INF, tr to Co. E, 7/25/64, wdd, Wilderness, 5/6/64, 6/3/64, m/o 6/19/65
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Birth: abt 1829, Ireland
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/6/1888, NH
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: Died in Windham, NH
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The Body Identified.
Windham, N.H., Nov., 7. -- The badly decomposed body found by the Turnpike, here last Monday, has been identified as that of Morris Kennedy, who was between 55 and 60 years of age, and who did odd jobs in this neighborhood.He served in the army during the laste war, and about three weeks ago received a pension and some back pay, after which he disappeared.It is surmised that he drank himself to death.
Source: Weekly Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 9 Nov 1889.