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Niles, Johnson W.


Age: 25, credited to Pownal, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/8/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, mwia, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, d/wds 5/15/64

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Birth: abt 1836, Pownal, VT
Death: 05/15/1864

Burial: Alexandria National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA
Marker/Plot: A/1967
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 3256417


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father George, 4/21/1876
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


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Alexandria National Cemetery, VA

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Johnson W. Niles of Pownal and one of the original members of Co. A, 2d Vt., died in the hospital at Alexandria, Va., on the 29 ult., from the effects of the amputation of his arm, he being wounded in the Wilderness fight. The amputation took place on the 20th.

Source: North Adams Transcript, June 9, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.