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Martin, Joseph D.


Age: 18, credited to Alburgh, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/5/63, m/i 12/5/63, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 11/20/64, tr to Co. A, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65 (also service in Co. D per pension)

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Birth: abt 1845, Canada
Death: 11/15/1895

Burial: South End Cemetery, North Hero, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 22419479


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/13/1886; widow Julia, 4/30/1886, Vt; minor, 10/31/1898, 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

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 End Cemetery, North Hero, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


Joseph Martin of North Hero is supposed to have drowned last Friday. He started from Rouse's Point, N. Y., late in the afternoon last Friday with a small boat and a large load of whiskey. A boat resembling his, with a jug of whiskey tied to it, has been washed up on the shores of Isle La Motte.

Source: Herald and News, November 28, 1895
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.