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Joslyn, Eugene E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Waitsfield, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 2nd USSS
Service: enl 11/28/62, m/i 12/18/63, PVT, Co. H, 2nd USSS, wdd, Wilderness, 5/6/64 (shoulder), pr CPL 11/1/64, tr to 4th VT INF, Co. H, 2/25/65, pr SGT 6/24/65, m/o 7/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Vermont
Death: 02/22/1930

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 1700
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 73229993

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/20/1879
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, White Collection
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

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Tombstone

Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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Photo

John Gibson Collection

Photo

Brian White's Sharpshooters Collection

Obituary

Eugene E. Joslyn Dies

Eugene E. Joslyn, 85 year-old veteran of the Civil War, died Saturday morning at his home at 131 Barre street from a general breakdown of the system due to old age. He was a carpenter by occupation who has made his home in this city for many years. He was born in Waitsfield, August 9, 1844, the son of Almon and Mary A. Joslyn. He enlisted in Co. H, 2d United States Sharpshooters on November 23, 1863, and was mustered into service December 13. He was wounded in action May 6, 1864, and was later transferred to Co. H, 4th Vermont, being made a corporal November 1, 1864, and a sergeant February 23, 1865. He was mustered out July 13, 1865. He was a member of Brooks Post, G. A. R. Mr. Joslyn was married twice, his first wife, Weltha Seabury, whom he married March 23, 1867, dying February 22, 1870. On June 26, 1875 he married Mary A. Sawyer of Moretown, who died April 14, 1926. He is survived by two sons, Jesse E. Joslyn of this city and Bert L. Joslyn of Waitsfield, by seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Harriet A. Persons of Glens Falls, N.Y.,, and Mrs. C. H. Newcomb of Waitsfield. The grandchildren are Maurice B. Joselyn and Winston S. Joselyn of this city, Miss Hazel E. Joselyn of Hanover, N. H., Harold, Leon and Merton Joselyn of Waitsfield and Mrs. Evelyn Kendell of Springfield. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Barber & Lanier funeral home.

Source: Burlington Free Press, February 24, 1930.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.