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Davis, Martin V. B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Chelsea, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/1/61, m/i 6/20/61, CPL, Co. E, 2nd VT INF, reen 1/31/64, pr SGT, wdd, 5/3/63, 5/5/64, and 10/19/64, m/o 6/18/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/26/1839, Chelsea, VT
Death: 04/08/1894

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: 326
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/11/1865; widow Philena, 4/18/1894, VT
Portrait?: Jones Collection
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

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Bert D. Ramage, -

Great Grandfather of John A. Davis, Redlands, CA

Great Grandfather of Bert D. Ramage, Ludlow, MA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT

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Photo

Dewey Jones Collection

Obituary

Martin V. B. Davis, a soldier in the civil war, died Sunday morning, aged 60 years, after a painful illness of several months. Beside a wife, a son and married daughter survive him.

Source: Burlington Free Press, April 11, 1894.

Martin V. B. Davis died last week Sunday. He had been ill for a long time with heart trouble. He was a member of Company E, 2d Vermont regiment, and served three years in the war. There were 12 of his old comrades at his funeral.

Source: Argus and Patriot, April 18, 1894.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.