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Balch, Joseph A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Newport, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/10/64, m/i 8/10/64, Pvt, Co. E, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. F, 11th VT INF, 1/20/65, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 6/29/65

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VITALS

Birth: 10/11/1839, Johnson, VT
Death: 10/17/1906

Burial: Salem Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Mills, IA
Marker/Plot: Plot 3-63
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Linda Linn/Findagrave #46913843
Findagrave Memorial #: 93350478

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/24/1877; widow Deborah R., 11/30/1906, IA
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: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career

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

Salem Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Mills, IA

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