Barton, John Henry Jr.
Age: 20, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/19/63, m/i 12/1/61, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 11/26/64, tr to Co. A 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65
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Birth: 05/09/1847, Brighton, VT
Burial: Robinson Cemetery, Calais, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 16763305
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/29/1874; widow Martha L., 7/9/1909, VT
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)
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
Grandfather of Lorinda Barton Wells, White River Jct., VT
Grandfather of Elmer Arden Barton, Jr., White River Jct., VT
Grandfather of John Henry Barton, White River Jct., VT
Great Granduncle of Bambi Dingman, Hillsborough, NJ
Great Granduncle of Walter Barton, Gilmanton NH
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Robinson Cemetery, Calais, VT
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Although a death certificate cofirms his date of death as 6/28/1909, no obituary was found. This is the closest reference found to date.
Wesley Benjamin and family attended the funeral of Mrs. Benjamin's father, John Barton, of Calais, Wednesday.
Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, 8 Jul 1909
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux