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Covey, Joseph N.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 37, credited to Londonderry, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/1/63, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. C, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/12/1826, Londonderry, VT
Death: 10/12/1892

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Newfane, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/17/1880; widow Sarah V., 11/14/1892, VT
Portrait?: Charles Collection
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: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Fairview Cemetery, Newfane, VT

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Dennis Charles Collection

Dennis Charle Collection

Obituary

NEWFANE

The community was pained on Wednesday to learn of Mr. Joseph N. Covey's sudden death. He had been in feeble health since winter, but had been about his home, a mile south of the village on Monday as usual. That night he was seized with pneumonia and after a day's suffering passed away. He moved here from West Brattleboro nearly two years ago, and in his brief life among us had been respected. He was a member of Birchard Post, G. A. R., having served in the 9th Vermont regiment. Apparently his age was about 65. There are left in his family a widow and five sons, one of whom resides in Brattleboro, one in New York, two in Halifax and one in this town.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, October 14, 1892
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.