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Haley, Josiah

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 36, credited to Pownal, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, 9th VT INF, 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. A, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63; enl 8/18/64, m/i 8/18/64, Pvt, Co. A, 9th VT INF, tr to 5th VT INF, Co. I, 1/20/65, wdd, Petersburg, 3/25/65, m/o 4/19/65

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VITALS

Birth: 10/28/1817, Pownal, VT
Death: 02/12/1894

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 121153170

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/15/1890, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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

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.


DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Granduncle of Roger Hunt, Milton, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT

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Obituary

Josiah Haley, late Co. A and Co. I. 5th Vt., died at Pownal February 13, of consumption, aged 80 years. Comrade Haley was admitted to the Vermont Soldier's Home August 30, 18870, No. 15, and was absent on a furlough, having received a pension of $12 per month a few month ago. A delegation of Co. A, 14th Vt., which was recruited at Bennington, attended his funeral at Pownal.

Source: Burlington Clipper, February 23, 1894
Transcribed by Deanna French