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Sibley, John Nelson

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Westford, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/7/62, m/i 7/9/62, PVT, Co. F, 9th VT INF, pr SGT 12/1/62, red 9/12/64, m/o 5/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 11/12/1846, Westford, VT
Death: 01/04/1879

Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 20
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71387015

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: At odds with gravestone, Sibley's death certificate says he died 1/4/1879

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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Portrait

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Obituary

Died

Sibley

Sibley. -- At Colchester, Vt., January 4, 1879, J. Nelson Sibley, in the 35th years of his age.

Funeral at the residence of his brother, Geo. W. Sibley, in Colchester, Wednesday, Jan. 8th, at one o'clock, p.m.

Source: The Burlington Free Press
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux