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Dwyer, Philip


Age: 18, credited to Starksboro, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 14th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. G, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63; enl 12/21/63, m/i 1/13/64, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. C, 6/13/65, m/o 12/26/65;

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Birth: 10/31/1844, Plattsburgh, NY
Death: 04/10/1931

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 45438697


Alias?: Doiron was his birth name.
Pension?: Yes, 1/28/1880
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: None

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.


Great Grandfather of Josie Kindred, Hurricane, UT

3rd Great Grandfather of Joshua J. Ferguson, Vermont

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Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT

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Phiip Dwire, 86, Dies After Long Illness

Philip Dwire, one of the two remaining Civil War Veterans, died at his home on West street Friday, at the age of 86, after a long period of ill health. Mr. Dwire served for three years and seven days during the war of the Rebellion in Company B, 14th Vermont Regiment.

Mr. Dwire is survived by 10 children, Charles and Henry Dwire of Huntington, Mrs. Ezra Lafayett, Mrs. John Brewster and William Dwire of Rutland, Nelson Dwire of Brandon, Leon Dwire of Leicester, Mrs. Andrew Hallock and James Dwire of Starksboro, and Joseph Dwire, 43 grandchildren and 47 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at St. Ambrose church Monday morning at 10 o'clock, Father Dame officiating. Burial was beside his wife in Greenwood cemetery.

Source: Bristol Herald, 17 April 1932
Courtesy of Deanna French.