Marshall, James L.
Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Service: enl 11/63, LNDS, USN, Vessels: Rhode Island
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Birth: Unknown, Unknown
Burial: Stiles Cemetery, Waterford, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/15/1897, not approved
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: Believed to be buried here, but no documentation at this time. Son, Lorenzo is buried here.
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Stiles Cemetery, Waterford, VT
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JAMES L. MARSHALL
(ABT 1831 - AFT 1890) WAS BORN IN NEW YORK.
He was appointed Acting Third Assistant Engineer on 12 November 1862, and served on Rhode Island from 1863 to 1864. He was promoted to Acting Second Assistant Engineer on 19 November 1863. He was dismissed 5 April 1864, as Rhode Island was being laid up in Boston Navy Yard for repairs to her boilers after a 16-month cruise.
In 1870, he was employed as a locomotive engineer, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was living in Windsor, employed as a machinist, in 1880. By 1890, he was living across the river, in Cornish, New Hampshire. According to the 1890 Census, he served on Wabash and Montauk. No further details of his life have been found. His widow, Lizette Marshall nee Stiles, was living Cornish in 1910 with one of their daughters. A son, Lorenzo, died 26 February 1863, and is buried in Stiles Cemetery, Waterford.
Source: draft biography to be included in Green Mountain Mariners: Vermonters in the Navy During The Civil War, by Tom Ledoux