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Morrill, Josiah M.


Age: 20, credited to Peacham, VT
Unit(s): 13th MA INF, 8th US INF
Service: enl, Pvt, Co. B, 13th MA INF, 7/16/61, pow, Gettysburg, Belle Island prison, prld 3/64, Union hospital in Annapolis; Co. B, 8th US INF

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Birth: 1840, Peacham, VT
Death: 07/30/1909

Burial: Tyler Cemetery, Vernon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 133733181


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/1/1889, NH
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: Pension shows additional service in 8th US INF


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Tyler Cemetery, Vernon, VT

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The death of Joshua M. Morrill, 68, a former resident of this town, occurred in Springfield, Mass., July 30, at the home of his son. For many years Mr. Morrill was a conductor on the Connecticut River railroad, and lived at South Vernon, when the Boston and Maine system assumed the management Mr. Morrill conducted the passenger trains between South Vernon and Keene, N.H. He was a genial, social man of much ability and was widely known. In 1880 he was the representative in the general assembly of Vermont from Vernon and took an active part in that session. He was born in or near Barnet, Vt., and was a relative of the late Justin S. Morrill, United States senator from Vermont. He had been twice married, his first wife was Lucy Peabody, by whom he had two children, Burt and Lewis of Springfield. Mrs. Morrill died at North Vernon in 1896, and was buried in the Tyler cemetery where Mr. Morrill was interred on Monday.

Source: Brattleboro Reformer, August 6, 1909

The body of Joshua Morrill was brought to Vernon the first of the week from Springfield. Mr. Morrill for many years was freight conductor and resident of South Vernon and was well known in this vicinity. He was a member of Harmony lodge of Masons and a veteran of the Civil war, a member of the local H. H. Johnson post.

Source: Brattleboro Reformer, August 6, 1909
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.