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McAvoy, Henry

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/6/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. D, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1839, Shelburne, VT
Death: after 09/18/1907

Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/8/1890, MA
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, MA

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Portrait

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)

BIOGRAPHY

HENRY McAVOY was a small sprightly boy, who took pride in being able, as he thought, to defend himself against all comers, quick to observe the chip on the other fellow's shoulder, and because of this somewhat belligerent disposition, was not a general favorite in the company. But he also took pride in keeping himself and his equipments in good condition and in being ready at all times to answer all calls to duty. These better qualities overshadowed the undesirable ones so effectively that he was rated a good man for Uncle Sam, and when his term of service ended he was held in a fair degree of respect by his comrades. His residence has been for many years in Somerville, Mass.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 537