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Fish, John Marshall


Age: 19, credited to Royalton, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 4/26/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. E, 2nd VT INF, d/dis 8/19/61

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Birth: 12/07/1841, Royalton, VT
Death: 08/19/1861

Burial: North Royalton Cemetery, Royalton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 49943191


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father Lewis L., 10/12/1866, not approved; mother Nancy M., 4/20/1868
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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


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North Royalton Cemetery, Royalton, VT

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John M. Fish of Royalton, died at Philadelphia on the 19th of August. He belonged to Company E, 2d Vermont Regiment, and was wounded at Bull Run. His death was occasioned by diptheria. He was well cared for by the Volunteer Refreshment Committee and the New England Society of Philadelphia, and after his death, the remains were suitably prepared, enclosed in a coffin and sent home, attended by an agent of the Committee, Mr. C. R. Fort, in whose house Mr. Fish died. All pecuniary remuneration was refused. Honor to the good Samaritan of Philadelphia.

Source: Burlington Free Press, September 2, 1861
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.