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Thomas, John W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 1st USSS, USA
Service: enl 9/11/61, m/i 9/13/61, Pvt, Co. F, 1st USSS, pr CPL 12/1/62, disch 12/9/62; enl 7/21/63, m/i 7/27/63, PVT, Co. F, 9th VT INF, pr SGT 1/27/64, pr SGTMAJ 1/1/65, comn 2LT 3/13/65 (4/6/65), tr to Co. B, 6/13/65, pr 1LT 7/3/65 (7/20/65), m/o 12/1/65; USA 2/23/66 - 12/31/70

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VITALS

Birth: 1842, Poultney, VT
Death: 05/20/1889

Burial: Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, NM
Marker/Plot: 5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 24881544

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Louisa, 8/13/1890, NM
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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 unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, NM

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