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Marnock, Thomas


Age: 21, credited to Derby, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 1/5/64, m/i 1/13/64, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, escaped 1/65, furloughed 3/23/65 for 30 days, never returned from furlough

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Birth: 05/30/1843, Scotland
Death: 05/01/1935

Burial: South Albany Cemetery, Albany, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 80554600


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/26/1874
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: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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South Albany Cemetery, Albany, VT

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Thomas Marnock, of Derby, age 21, enlisted 1/5/64, and mustered in as a private in Co. F, 11th Vermont Infantry, 1/13/64. He was taken prisoner at Weldon Railroad 6/23/64, supposedly escaped 1/65, furloughed 3/25/65 for 30 days and never returned, according to the Revised Roster. Other sources indicate he took the oath of allegiance to the CSA, was released, and promptly deserted to Sherman's lines. In 1890, Marnock was living in South Albany, Vermont.

Source: 1892 Revised Roster; Vermont Adjutant General Archives, Middlesex; Veterans and Widows' Schedule, 1890 U.S. Census.

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The remains of Thomas Marnock were brought here for burial on Saturday afternoon. If he had lived until the 30th of this month he would have been 93 years of age. Rev. D. B. Howard of Glover was in charge of the service and friends gathered to pay their respects to the last Civil war veteran in the county.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, May 8, 1935
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.