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Martin, Joel R.


Age: 27, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 9/4/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. I, 5th VT INF, wdd, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld 8/3/62, dis/wds, 12/16/62; enl 9th VT INF, Co. B, 8/5/64, m/i 8/5/64, tr to Co. I, 5th VT INF, 1/20/65, m/o 6/19/65

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Birth: 1837, Mount Holly, VT
Death: 11/07/1912

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Wallingford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/7/1863; widow Hannah P., 12/19/1912, VT
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: None

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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Maple Grove Cemetery, Wallingford, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.



Joel R. Martin died Thursday evening. He leaves a widow, two brothers, Joshua Martin of South Londonderry, and Wesley Martin of Shrewsbury; and a sister, Mrs. Ella Bullock of Shrewsbury. The funeral will be at the church in East Wallingford tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, November 9, 1912.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.