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Erhardt, Joel Benedict

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: 7th NY State Militia; comn 1LT, Co. A, 1st VT CAV, 10/11/61 (11/1/61), pr CPT, 7/16/62 (7/28/62), resgd 2/7/63; later Provost-Marshal, Fourth District, New York City, 63-65 [College: UVM 63]

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VITALS

Birth: 02/21/1838, Potsdam, PA
Death: 09/08/1909

Burial: Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY
Marker/Plot: 16-17981, Andromeda Path
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 73998456

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/26/1904, NY; widow Belle J., 1/24/1910, NY
Portrait?: USAHEC off-site
College?: UVM 63
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: Pension also lists Co. F, 7th NY MIL INF and CAPT & PRO Marshal ,USV. See Green-Wood Cemetery, Civil War Biographies, off-site

DESCENDANTS

Grandfather of Norah Hamilton Straus, Santa Barbara, CA

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BURIAL:

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Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

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Joel B. Erhardt

Source: New York Times, 9/2/1909; courtesy of Erik Hinckley.