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Van Orman, John J.


Age: 25, credited to Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. I, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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Birth: 1837, Unknown
Death: 09/01/1909

Burial: Summer Hill Cemetery, Springfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 112064165


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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Summer Hill Cemetery, Springfield, VT

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(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)


JOHN J. VAN ORMAN was a shoemaker by trade, and a skilled workman. He was a fine looking fellow, a genial companion, and a good soldier. He served his country well, and came back to Vermont and resumed his vocation of shoemaking, and is still living in Springfield, Vt.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 683



John I. Van Orman, who was born and lived here until he was 30 years old, died last week at Springfield, Vt., aged 72. He was a shoemaker by trade and enlisted at Montpelier in Co. I, 13th Vermont regiment for service in the Civil War. Of the 105 men who went out in that company, 70 are dead and six have died since August, 1908.

Source: Burlington Free Press, October 4, 1909
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.