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Powers, William

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 33, credited to Leicester, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/15/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. G, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 9/2/64, m/i 9/2/64, Pvt, Co. K, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1829, Brandon, VT
Death: 08/16/1900

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: No_Marker
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/27/1888, VT; widow Mary E., 10/17/1900, VT
Portrait?: Co. G, 12th VVI Reunion
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 Benedict's Army Life in Virginia
WPA Graves Registration Map indicates plot location. Only one Powers grave marker found in this plot, but none for the soldier.

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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Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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