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Bruce, John H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Sharon, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/7/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. H, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, sent to Charleston SC, d/prison 10/6/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Sharon, VT
Death: 10/06/1864

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Sharon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father/mother/minor
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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Tombstone

Pine Hill Cemetery, Sharon, VT

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Obituary

DEATHS In Charleston, S.C., while a prisoner, Nov. 1st, 1864, of chronic diarrhea, John H. Bruce, a member of Co. H, 11th reg't Vt. Vols., and only son of Harry and Sarah M. Bruce, of Sharon, Vt., aged 19 years and 8 months.

Source: Vermont Journal, January 14, 1865
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.