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Barton, Peter

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Vergennes, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/28/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, dsrtd 9/28/62, rtnd 4/7/63, pow, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64, Salisbury, d/prison 4/20/64 (buried in unmarked grave)

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1840, Williston, VT
Death: 04/20/1864

Burial: Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, NC
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; probably In trenches
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: yes, widow Matilda, 12/5/1864, VT; minor, 1/26/1896, VT, not approved
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: Cemetery photograph shows trenches behind the monument where this soldier is probably buried.

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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Salisbury National Cemetery, NC

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