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Jenks, William B.
Age: 21, credited to Manchester, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/23/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VT INF, dsrtd 10/7/62, rtnd 9/1/63, pow, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64, Andersonville, prld 11/29/64, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: 1840, Dorset, VT
Burial: Baker Cemetery, Danby, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: John Arsenault
Findagrave Memorial #: 69912892
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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)
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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Baker Cemetery, Danby, VT
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The body of William Jenks was taken to Scottsville Wednesday for burial.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, May 7, 1921.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.