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Fletcher, James

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Johnson, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, CPL, Co. E, 3rd VT INF, pr SGT, comn 1LT, 1/8/64 (2/1/64), m/o 7/27/64

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VITALS

Birth: 09/29/1840, Faringdon, Berkshire, England
Death: 11/26/1901

Burial: Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno, Genoa, Italy
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: American Friends of Italian Monumental Sculpture
Findagrave Memorial #: 140019984

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Jeremy Main, Ridgefield, CT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno, Genoa, Italy

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Photo

VHS - Portrait Files (FPO)

James Fletcher

James Fletcher, consul, was born in England September 29, 1840; emitrated to the United States in 1848; served for over three years as private, noncommissioned officer, and first lieutenant in the Third Vermont volunteers during the civil war; after being mustered out of the Army he located in Waverly, Iowa, and engaged in the book and stationary business, and later one of the proprietors and editor of the Waverly Republican; appointed consul at Genoa (Italy) May 14, 1883.

Source: Mesage from the President of the United States, transmitting in response to the Resolution of the Senate of March 2, 1901, a communication from the Secreatary of State submitting reports from Consular Officers of the United States..., (GPO, Washington, 1902), p 500