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Gravel, Joseph Sr.


Age: 43, credited to Charlotte, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 9/25/61, m/i 10/15/61, PVT, Co. F, 6th VT INF, wdd, Golding's Farm, 6/28/62 (right hand), wdd, Gettysburg, 7/2/63 (gsw, left hand), tr to VRC 3/8/64, m/o 9/26/64

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Birth: 08/01/1814, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Canada East
Death: 06/25/1900

Burial: St. Peters Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 75582088


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/2/1878
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: No inscription on grave marker for this soldier.


3rd Great-Granuncle of Daniel T. Cole, Charlotte, VT

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St. Peters Cemetery, Vergennes, VT

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Joseph Gravel, Sr.

St. Albans Daily Messenger

June 27, 1900

Aged Veteran of 14 Battles Dead.

Joseph Gravel Sr., of Vergennes, died at the resident of his son, Lewis Gravel, of Ferrisburgh, Monday night, aged 88 years. Mr. Gravel was a soldier in the civil war and was a member of Co. F, 6th Vermont volunteers. He enlisted September 26, 1861, and participated in 14 hard fought and memorable battles. He leaves three daughters, Mrs. Mary Gervis, of Charlotte, Mrs. Esther Sheehy, of Port Henry, Mrs. John Lamb, of Worcester, Mass., and five sons, John and Joseph of Vergennes, Lewis of Ferrisburgh, Will of Weybridge and Frank of Burlington.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.


Argus & Patriot
July 4, 1900

The funeral of the late Joseph Gravel occurred in St. Peter's Church last Wednesday morning, the bearers being D. C. Baro, Dustin Barrow, N. J. Renaud and Joseph Daigneault.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.