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Smith, Joel J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 33, credited to Duxbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/16/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. C, 1st VT CAV, kia, Gettysburg, 7/3/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1827, Unknown
Death: 07/03/1863

Burial: Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA
Marker/Plot: B-17
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 28654027

Cenotaph: South Duxbury Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot:
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 137399830


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Locase M., 12/24/1863; minor, 3/29/1869
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: Inscription on stone: "Was killed in the battle of Gettysburg and was buried there by friends July 3, 1863 AE 36 yrs. Was a member of 1st Vt. Cav. Loved by all faithful to his duty and gone to his reward. We soon shall meet again."

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Gettysburg National Cemetery, PA

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Cenotaph in South Duxbury Cemetery, Duxbury, VT

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Obituary

List of killed and wounded in the 1st Vt. Cavalry in Maryland and Pennsylvania between June 30th and July 8th, 1863.

Killed
At Gettysburg, Joel C. Smith, Co. C, Duxbury.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, August 21, 1863.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.