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Dickey, Orrin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Orange, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 11/6/63, m/i 11/6/63, Pvt, Co. I, 9th VT INF, d/svc 3/15/64, Mansfield Genl Hosp, Morehead City, NC (measles, inflamation of bowels)

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1841, Orange, VT
Death: 03/15/1864

Burial: East Orange Cemetery, Orange, VT
Marker/Plot: 7
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 71312090

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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.

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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

East Orange Cemetery, Orange, VT

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Obituary

At Mansfield General Hospital, Morehead City, N.C., March 15th, Orrin Dickey, of Orange, Vt., and member of Co. I, 9th Vt. reg't, aged 23 years and 15 days.

At Brandy Station, Va., Feb 17th, Jesse Clark, of Topsham, private of Co. G. 10th Vt. reg't aged 17 years, 7 months and 1 day.

In Seminary Hospital, Alexandria, Va., Sept. 5th, 1863, Smith C. Cheney, a member of Co. G, 10th Vt. reg't, aged 33 years; from Washington, Vt. "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord."

Source: Vermont Journal, April 23, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.