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Blair, Matthew


Age: 27, credited to Fayston, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 56th MA INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. B, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 1/22/64, m/i Pvt, Co. I, 56th MA INF, mwia, Petersburg, 6/17/64, d/wds 6/18/64

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Birth: 1835, Ireland
Death: 11/13/1864

Burial: Irasville Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 46293905


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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Irasville Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT

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MATTHEW BLAIR was born in Ireland and had seen service in the English army. He enlisted from Fayston and was 27 years old and married. He passed through his term of service in fair health and re-enlisted in 56 Massachusetts and was killed.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 460