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McMahan, Michael

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 36, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/17/63, m/i 1/12/64, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, tr to Co. A 6/24/65, d/dis 7/29/65, on furlough at Stowe, VT (brain fever)

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1827, Ireland
Death: 07/29/1865

Burial: St. Patricks Cemetery, Moretown, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Bridget, 11/11/1865; minor, 7/3/1868
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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BURIAL:

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St. Patrick Cemetery, Moretown, VT

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Michael McMahan

Michael Mc Mahon: born in Ireland, enlisted in Dec.17 '63; age 36; mustered in Co E 11th VT Reg., Jan 12,'64 soon detailed as company cook; about 22nd July obtained a furlough, and started from home; find himself belated, ran about 2 miles to the cars, became exhausted with heat and overexertion; accomplished his purpose, and arrived home, but only to die July 29 '65. He was buried in the Catholic cemetery in Moretown. He had received $300. town bounty.

From R. A. Savage, in Maria Wilkins' "History of Stowe to 1869" reprint from Amy Hemenway's the vermont Historical Gazetteer, Vol II, 1871.

Contributed by Barb Baraw.