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Porter, Freeman J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/4/62, m/i 7/9/62, CPL, Co. I, 9th VT INF, d/dis 11/19/62 (typhoid fever)

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VITALS

Birth: 1837, Calais, VT
Death: 11/19/1862

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Martha A., 10/15/1863
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.

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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Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT

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