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Porter, William B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Hartford, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 9/4/62, Pvt, Co. G, 16th VT INF, never mustered, dis/dsb 1/19/63; enl 8/22/64, m/i 8/22/64, Pvt, Co. G, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/31/1837, Hartford, VT
Death: 01/03/1907

Burial: West Hartford Cemetery, Hartford, VT
Marker/Plot: 5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Brian Smith
Findagrave Memorial #: 115101969

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/7/1890, VT; widow Jennie, 1/2/1907, 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: None

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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Tombstone

West Hartford Cemetery, Hartford, VT

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