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Fiske, Granville Clarke
Age: 17, credited to Eden, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/5/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, pr CPL 12/7/63, reduced 1/20/64 for gross neglect of duty, pr CPL 1/21/64, pr SGT 3/1/65, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: 08/1845, Eden, VT
Burial: Wildwood Cemetery, Ashland, MA
Marker/Plot: Chestnut Avenue
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 160851460
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/5/1892, MA; widow Susan S., 9/2/1921, MA
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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Wildwood Cemetery, Ashland, MA
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Granville C. Fiske
NEWS & CITIZEN: APRIL 20, 1910
Granville Fiske, elected Senior Commander, at the State Encampment, G.A.R., of Mass., was born in Eden in 1845, and attended the district schools here, later attending Lamoille Central Academy at Hyde Park, following this course in Bryan & Stratton School in Boston. He enlisted in April, 1862 in Stannards 9th Vermont Volunteers as a private, and served until June 25, 1865 and was discharged a Sargeant. He was wounded in several engagements, and was a prisoner of War at Salisburg, N.C.. After the war he took up residence in Ashland, Mass., and became interested in civic affairs, having been selectman 11 years. He was a member of the house in 1892. In G.A. R. circles he has been a prominent figure being commander of his local post more than twenty consecutive years.
Submitted by: Deanna French.