Puffer, Luman P.
Age: 19, credited to Bakersfield, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, USA
Service: enl 6/9/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. A, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. D 16th US INF, 1/22/63, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: abt 1843, Bakersfield, VT
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 77017618
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/7/1885; widow Ellen M., 2/13/1914, 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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
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Luman A. Puffer
St. Albans Daily Messenger
Feb. 5, 1914
Death of Luman A. Puffer
Luman A. Puffer, 74 years old, died at his home on Federal st., Monday morning. Mr. Puffer is survived by his wife, a son, and a daughter, all of this city. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of A.R. Hurlbut Post, No. 60, G.A.R. He enlisted June 9, 1862, in Company A, 9th Vt. Regt., and was discharged January 23, 1863, for enlistment in Company D, 16th U.S. Inf. Regt from which he was finally discharged July 14, 1865.
Submitted by Tom Boudreau.