Bemis, Warren Lewis
Age: 28, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 9/2/64, m/i 9/2/64, Pvt, Co. I, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: 12/06/1835, Chester, VT
Burial: Smokeshire Cemetery, Chester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 51463740
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/31/1880
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: 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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Smokeshire Cemetery, Chester, VT
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Lewis Warren Bemis had a paralytic shock and passed away last Friday, aged 71 years. The funeral was held in Smokeshire schoolhouse Sunday, attended by Rev. Mr. Turner of Chester; interment in the Smokeshire cemetery. Mr. Bemis was a veteran, having served his country through the war of the rebellion. He leaves three brothers and one sister to mourn his loss.
Source: Vermont Tribune, July 13, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.