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Keyes, Ezra

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Berkshire, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/9/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. H, 13th VT INF, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, in Genl Hosp 7/21/63, dis/dsb 10/7/63

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1839, Potton, Canada East
Death: 08/18/1864 - 03/06/1880


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/18/18684, widow Maria, 3/6/1880
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

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Biography

EZRA KEYES volunteered from the town of Berkshire, Vt., September 9th, 1862 at the age of 23, and joined Company H. Wounded in the battle of Gettysburg July 3rd, 1863, and was in general hospital when the regiment was mustered out, July 21st, 1863, and was discharged from the hospital and from the service October 7th, 1863. He displayed great courage during the battle and was quite seriously wounded in the sanguinary charge against General Pickett's right flank.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 662