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Gifford, Collins F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Royalton, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 17th US INF
Service: enl 6/14/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. D, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. B, 17th US INF, Chicago, 1/15/63, m/o 6/16/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1839, Sharon, VT
Death: 1899

Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Ellis, KS
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 26997800

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/19/1865
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: Last known living in Ellis, KS

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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BURIAL:

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Mount Hope Cemetery, Ellis, KS

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08 Dec 1899, Fri The Ellis Review-Headlight (Ellis, Kansas) Newspapers.com