Age: 38, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 2nd VT LARTY, 1st VT HARTY CO
Service: enl 9/6/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. D, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 8/24/64, m/i 8/24/64, Pvt, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, tr to 1st VHAC, 3/1/65, m/o 7/28/65
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Birth: 03/10/1825, Canada East
Burial: South Hero Cemetery, South Hero, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 20870360
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/13/1890, CO
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: 13th Vt. History off-site
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South Hero Cemetery, South Hero, VT
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JOSEPH CROTO was of French extraction and at 33 years of age, enlisted in Colchester in September 1862, in Company D. Although an entirely new avocation for him, he being by trade a shoemaker, he took kindly to military life and discipline. Met the various changes of hard marches and poor feed, followed by idle camps, and fresh oysters at 10 cents a quart, solid meats, with equanimity, and made no complaint. Serving out his full time he located in South Hero, where he followed his trade for many years. Later he moved to Leadville, Colo., since which we have no record of Joe Croto.
Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 533
Joseph Croto, aged 83 years, died Tuesday evening of heart disease after an illness of several months.
Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, November 7, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.