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Age: 18, credited to Troy, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 17th US INF
Service: enl 6/7/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. E, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. B, 17th US INF, 1/16/63, m/o 6/7/65
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Birth: 12/22/1844, Kingston, Canada West
Burial: Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 85738367
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/30/1870; widow Maryett, 2/17/1930, 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: 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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Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT
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James Connal, an old soldier died very suddenly Friday. Funeral was held at the house Sunday, Rev. C. W. Morse officiating. Burial was in the Newport Center cemetery.
Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record, January 30, 1930
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.