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King, Mitchell Jr.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Westford, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/12/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. A, 9th VT INF, dsrtd 10/13/62, rtnd 9/29/63, dsrtd 9/30/63

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VITALS

Birth: 11/02/1844, Vermont
Death: 11/05/1930

Burial: Village Cemetery, Essex, VT
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; Area A Range 4 Lot 5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/3/1887, VT, not approved
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates "no marker."

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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Village Cemetery, Essex, VT

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Obituary

ESSEX JUNCTION

Mitchell King, 86, Dies

Mitchell King, a retired stone mason, died suddenly at his home on Camp street about noon yesterday. He passed his 86th birthday anniversary last Sunday. His wife died in January, 1929.

Funeral services will be held at his late home Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, with burial in the village cemetery.

Source: Burlington Free Press, November 6, 1930
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.