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Jacobs, Alfred


Age: 44, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/23/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. F, 12th VT INF, dis/dsb 2/18/63; enl 11/14/63, m/i 12/1/63, pow Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Danville, d/prison 9/20/64

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Birth: abt 1818, Northumberland, NH
Death: 09/20/1864

Burial: Danville National Cemetery, Danville, VA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 3267587

Cenotaph: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 60559621


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Danville National Cemetery, VA

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Cenotaph in Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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THE VERMONT DEAD. - List of Vermont soldiers who have died at Danville, Vt., reported to the Surgeon General of Mass., by Lieutenant Col. S. A. Holman, Medical Director of the Sixth Corps. Alfred Jacobs, I, 11, Northfield, Sept. 29, 1864.

Source: Vermont Journal, September 16, 1865
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.