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Ives, Franklin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Clarendon, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/24/63, m/i 1/4/64, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VT INF, pow, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64, Salisbury, d/prison 5/30/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1841, Tinmouth, VT
Death: 05/30/1864

Burial: Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, NC
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; probably In trenches
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Ann C., 11/11/1864
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

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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Salisbury National Cemetery, NC

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Obituary

DIED

In a military prison, Salisbury, North Carolina, May 30, Mr. Franklin Ives of Wallingford, aged 50 years.

He enlisted into the service of his country last December, and joined the Ninth Vermont regiment, then stationed new Newbern, S. C.. - He was taken prisoner February 2d, soon after reaching his regiment, and carried to Salisbury, where he died. A nurse in the hospital - a fellow prisoner - writes that he was well cared for while in the hospital - eight or ten days - properly interred, and that a headboard is raised to mark his last resting place.

Source: Vermont Record, August 12, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.