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Hosford, Orwell J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Barre, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/64, m/i 8/19/64, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 04/14/1842, Thetford, VT
Death: 03/02/1921

Burial: West Bolton Cemetery, Bolton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/1/1886
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

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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

West Bolton Cemetery, Bolton, VT

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Obituary

MASONIC

A special meeting of North Star Lodge No. 12, A. F. And A. M., will be held in their lodge rooms at Richmond, Saturday, March 5, at 11:30 a.m., for the purpose of attending the funeral services of our late brother, Orwell J. Hosford.

Source: Burlington Free Press, March 4, 1921
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.