Age: 24, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 7th VT INF
Service: enl 5/17/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. B, 2nd VT INF, dis/dsb 8/3/62; enl 12/9/63, m/i 12/9/63, Pvt, Co. E, 7th VT INF, tr to Co. D 2/27/64, m/o 3/14/66
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Birth: 1838, Swansea, Wales
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 45187050
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/6/1862
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)
2nd Great Granduncle of Bob Kaekel, Bradenton, FL
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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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Joseph Rice, a native of Wales and a Civil War veteran died Tuesday in Rutland where he had resided since boyhood. Mr. Rice, who was 70 years old, served in Company C, 2nd Vt. Vols. and Company D, 7th Vt. Vols., being in the army from 1861 to 1866.
Source: Bennington Banner, April 16, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.