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Kidder, Thomas

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 44, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 11/20/63, m/i 12/12/63, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, d/dis 11/29/64 (chronic diarrhea), Point of Rocks, MD Hospital

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1801, New Ipswich, NH
Death: 11/29/1864

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 282
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 119734139

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Nancy F., 1/5/1865
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 unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Thomas Kidder

CALEDONIAN: DECEMBER 9, 1864

DIED IN HOSPITAL:

Died at Base Hospital, near Bermuda Hundreds, Nov. 29, Rev. Thomas Kidder, Co. H., 9th Vt. Vols. Mr Kidder was once settled as pastor of a church at Windsor, this State, but latterly had resided in this town. About one year ago he enlisted in the service of his country, and joined the 9th regiment of Vermont Vols., then stationed at Newbern. His regiment some weeks since was transferred to the 18th army corps under Gen. Butler. Mr. Kidder went into the hospital about the 1st of November, sick of chronic diarrhea, --- then somewhat reduced, and as the event proved, past recovery. He enlisted in the Union Army from patriotic impulses, and the testimony concerning him concurs in representing him a faithful and useful soldier.

Courtesy of Deanna French.