Age: 22, credited to Weston, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: substitute - enl 10/12/64, m/i 10/12/64, PVT, Co. K, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. C, 6/13/65, m/o 10/18/65 (Co. B, 2nd US CAV and Co. E, 7th US INF, postpwar?)
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Birth: 1842, Scotland
Burial: Plain Cemetery, Weathersfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: Stanhew, George
Pension?: Yes, 4/5/1876; widow Abbie J., 12/27/1920, VT
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)
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Plain Cemetery, Weathersfield, VT
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George Pierson, 71 years old, who served in the Civil War and in the Indian Wars under Custer, died at Perkinsville the other day.
Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, December 7, 1920
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.