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Taylor, Matthew H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Newport, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: substitute - enl 9/24/64, m/i 9/24/64, PVT, Co. D, 9th VT INF; also tr to 5th VT INF, Co. A, 1/20/65, m/o 6/19/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1845, Canada
Death: 01/13/1879

Burial: West Cemetery, Ryegate, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 93081496

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: None

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

West Cemetery, Ryegate, VT

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Obituary

DEATHS

At Ryegate, Jan. 13, Matthew H. Taylor, aged 43 years.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, January 24, 1879
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.