Age: 29, credited to Vergennes, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/64, m/i 8/27/64, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: 11/07/1835, Ferrisburgh, VT
Burial: St. Josephs Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/20/1888, 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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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St. Joseph Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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Douglass, Joseph, cred. Vergennes, VT, age 29, enl 8/27/64, m/I 8/27/64, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VVI, m/o 6/13/65
Rutland Daily Herald, Jan. 23, 1911 (hard to read this one due to large black lines on film)
Joseph Douglass, 75 years old, died yesterday afternoon at 3:-(illegible) o'clock at his home, No. (Illegible) Baxter street. Mr. Douglass, who was a veteran of the Civil war enlisted from Vergennes as private in company C, 9th Vermont regiment under the command of the late Col. Edward H. Ripley.
He participated in the battles of Chapins Farm, Fair Oakes and Richmond, Virginia. On January 13, 1865 he was honorably discharged, being mustered out of service at Burlington. Mr. Douglass was a member of Roberts post, G.A.R., and of the Brickmasons' union. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. William (illegible), with whom he lived, and two sisters, Mrs. M.S. Mitchell and Mrs. (Illegible) Miner of Boston, Mass. The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 8 o'clock from the Church of the Sacred Heart of Mary.
contributed by Jen Snoots