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Marston, Ira L.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 10/15/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. A, 8th VT INF, d/dis 1/10/63. Brashier City, LA

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Montpelier, VT
Death: 01/10/1863

Burial: Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette, LA
Marker/Plot: 133-10876
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 34179424

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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Chalmette National Cemetery, LA

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Ira L. Marston

Lamoille Newsdealer: Feb. 19, 1863

In Saint James Hospital, New Orleans, of Typhoid Fever, on the 14th of December, Carlo F. Fairbanks, Co. F. 7th Vt. regiment, aged 33 years.

In Brasher City, Louisiana, Jan. 10, '63, Ira L. Marston, son of C.B. & E.S. Marston, of Stowe, a member of the 8th regiment, in the 20th year of his age.

At the regimental hospital, Camp Morgan, Pensacola, Florida, Jan. 8th, Winthrop Coolbeth, of Lowell, a member of Co. G.,7th Reg., Vt. Vols.,aged 29 years.

Saint Albans Paper, Please Copy.

History of Stowe to 1869: Mrs. A. M. Wilkins
From The Vermont Historical Gazetteer 1871, ii:2
By: Miss A.M. Hemenway

IRA L. MARSTON, born in Hyde Park, enlisted in the 8th Vt. Reg., Oct 15, 61; age 18; mustered in as a private, in Co. A., Feb 18, 62, at Brattleboro; was in all the expeditions of his regiment during 62, when wondrously preserved from accident when thrown from the cars, while going with his company to aid in driving back the rebels who were attacking a portion of the railroad which the regiment was then guarding; The last of Dec., 62 sick with fever, cared for in hospital at Brasher City, where after two weeks, he breathed his last, Jan 10,63, sending messages of affection to his friends at home. He was buried in regimental burying-ground at Brasher City.

Submitted by: Deanna French.