Age: 18, credited to Richmond, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/64, m/i 8/8/64, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VT INF, mwia, Chapin's Farm, 9/29/64, d/wds 10/23/64
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Birth: abt 1846, Richmond, VT
Burial: Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Hampton National Cemetery, VA
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Headquarters, 9th Vt. Vols.
Chapinís Farm, Va., Oct. 2nd, 1864
Peter T. Washburn,
Adjít. And Insp. General:
Sir: - I have the honor to forward the following list of casualties in the 9th Vermont Regiment, Sept. 29th and 30th, 1864. A full report will be forwarded as soon as possible.
Joseph Lafayette, Richmond, breast, mortally.
Source: Vermont Journal, October 15, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.