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Grace, James Howard
Age: 27, credited to Starksboro, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, intended for 14th VT INF, never mustered; enl 12/28/63, m/i 1/6/64, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, dsrtd and captured by the enemy, pow, 2/21/64, prld 3/21/64, dishonorable discharge 6/12/65
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Birth: 10/22/1835, Maine
Burial: Quaker Cemetery, Starksboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 39539369
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/9/1882, VT
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)
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.
3rd Great Granduncle of Gary Douglas, Pine Island, MN
2nd Great Grandfather of Chuck Larose, Easton, PA
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Quaker Cemetery, Starksboro, VT
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SOUTH STARKSBORO -- James Grace died Feb. 11, after a short illness with the grip. A prayer service was held on the 13th at the house. conducted by Mrs. L. F. Birdsell. Burial was in Friends Cemetery.
Mr. Grace was born in Clinton, Me. October 22, 1835. He married Linda Buda, who died 17 years ago. They had six children. He is survived by a widow, who was Mrs. Newell Haskins, of Ripton, and two sons, Charles, of this place, and John, of Bristol, and seven grandchildren.
Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Feb. 22, 1917
Courtesy of Deanna French