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Getchell, John Wesley


Age: 26, credited to Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/10/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. E, 8th VT INF, pow 9/4/62, prld 11/13/62, reen 1/5/64, m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: 04/22/1834, Weare, NH
Death: 05/18/1924

Burial: Middlesex Center Cemetery, Middlesex, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/30/1873
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


3rd Great Grandfather of Richard A. Peck, Fryeburg, ME

3rd Great Grandfather of Clayton G. Collins, Marion, VA

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Middlesex Center Cemetery, Middlesex, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.

John W. Getchell

St. Albans Daily Messenger
May 20, 1924
John W. Getchell, 91, Plainfield's oldest man and a Civil War veteran, died Sunday night at 11:35, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Brown, in Plainfield. Mr. Getchell became 90 years old April 22. He had been confined to the bed for six weeks. He is survived by one brother, Gorham Getchell, of St. Johnsbury, nine children, 51 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.
8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History