Age: 37, credited to Hinesburg, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/4/64, m/i 8/4/64, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. B, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65
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Birth: 1824, Scotland
Burial: Straw Cemetery, Carroll, NH
Marker/Plot: Not found
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/25/1888, NH; widow Catharine M., 9/8/1902, MA
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: MA
(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: Died in Chelsea, MA. Military Headstone delivered to Carroll Cemetery in Twin Mountain, NH - aka Straw Cemetery. Both John and widow, Catherine M., are buried at Carroll Cemetery according to death records.
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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Straw Cemetery, Carroll, NH
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