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Merritt, Joseph H.


Age: 18, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. H, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 8/19/64, m/i 8/19/64, Pvt, Co. D, 5th VT INF, listed as dsrtd 10/2/65, however final record says "Discharged June 19th 1865. S.O. No. 154. Hdqrs A.P. 1865."

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations


Birth: 1845, Coventry, VT
Death: 01/04/1907

Burial: Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT

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JOSEPH MERRITT enrolled September 18th, 1862 and counted on the quota of Stowe, Vt., at the age of 18, and joined Company H. Mustered out with his regiment July 21st, 1863.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 664



The funeral of Joseph Merritt was held from his home Sunday afternoon. The services were in charge of Baxter Post, G. A. R., of which he was a member.

Source: Burlington Free Press, January 9, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.