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Morris, William

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 17, credited to Westminster, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/7/63, m/i 12/15/63, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. C 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Burlington, VT
Death: 07/23/1911

Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 17258447

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/21/1881, NH; widow Almira, 7/31/1911, 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: See John R. Fisher's site for additional details on this soldier

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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Tombstone

Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Report courtesy of John R. Fisher

Obituary

WILLIAM MORRIS, aged 89 years, was found dead in bed from heart failure Sunday morning by his wife at his home, 23 Walnut Street. When discovered he had been dead some hours.

He is survived by a wife and six children; Prosper, of Boston, Joseph, Euseb, Mrs. Joseph Dion, Mrs Edward Foley, and Eva, of this city.

Mr. Morris was a veteran of the Civil War, and received a pension from the government.

The funeral was held Wednesday morning at St Joseph's Church, with burial in Mount Calvary cemetery.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, July 27, 1911
Courtesy of Deanna French