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Adams, Alvin W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Troy, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/14/62, m/i 7/9/62, PVT, Co. E, 9th VT INF, pr CPL 12/1/63, pr SGT 2/2/64, m/o 6/28/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/08/1842, Newport, VT
Death: 06/22/1918

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 98509603

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/11/1880; widow Sarah J., 8/28/1918, VT
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

Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Obituary

St. Johnsbury, June 25. - The funeral of Alvin W. Adams was held today at his late home. Mr. Adams was formerly a prominent resident of Newport where he enlisted in Company B, 9th Vermont, in the Civil war and was a past commander of the Newport G.A.R. post.

Source: Caledonian-Record, June 26, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.