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Ellis, Joseph W.


Age: 18, credited to Jericho, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. K, 5th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, dis/wds, 2/22/65

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Birth: 03/05/1843, Wolcott, VT
Death: 09/02/1923

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 135706863


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/16/1864
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


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Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT

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Funeral services for Joseph Wilbert Ellis, who died at his home Sunday morning will be held Wednesday afternoon. The Rev. F. Wilson Day officiating. Mr. Ellis was a Civil War veteran and a highly respected citizen. Among those from out of town to attend his funeral were Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Wilson and daughter, Beta, and Mr. and Mrs. Hildreth Bell of Montpelier, Joseph Ellis and son, Clarence of East Hampton, Mass., Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rogers of Springfield, Mass., Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tanner, and son Guy of Fitchburg, Mass. Burial was in Riverside cemetery.

Source: St. Albans Weekly Messenger, September 6, 1923
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.