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Flagg, Joel Jr.


Age: 20, credited to Guilford, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/62, m/i 10/23/62, CPL, Co. B, 16th VT INF, red 2/14/63, m/o 8/10/63

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Birth: 1841, Heath, MA
Death: 08/26/1928

Burial: Christ Church Cemetery, Guilford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 74896107


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/9/1894, VT
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


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Christ Church Cemetery, Guilford, VT

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Civil War Veteran Was Well-Known Farmer, Resident of Guilford 76 Years Served in Legislature.

Joel Flagg, 86, a well-known Guilford farmer and veteran of the Civil war, died shortly after noon today in his home in Algiers. He had been in failing health the past summer with heart trouble and his condition had been much worse the past 10 days.

He was born in Heath, Mass., Sept. 17, 1841, the son of Joel and Delight (Waite) Flagg. His father bought the farm in Guilford and moved there 76 years ago. Mr. Flagg represented Guilford in the legislature in 1906-08. He was a member of Columbian Lodge of Masons of Brattleboro.

On Feb. 11, 1872, Mr. Flagg married Lizzie A. Barber of Vernon. She died a few years ago, and later Mr. Flagg married Mrs. Alice (Thomas) Tracy. Besides his wife Mr. Flagg leaves a stepson, Richard Tracy of Guilford.

Source: Brattleboro Reformer, August 25, 1928
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.