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Monta, Joseph


Age: 20, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF, 22nd NY INF
Service: enl, Port Henry, m/i, Pvt, ; Co. K, 22nd NY INF, 6/6/61, pr SGT, 9/14/62, m/o, 6/19/63, Albany, NY as Joseph Montray; enl 3/19/64, m/i 3/19/64, PVT, co. B, 7th VT INF, m/o 8/23/65

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Birth: 03/19/1844, Vergennes, VT
Death: 05/21/1894

Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 366
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 17352286


Alias?: Montay, Joseph
Pension?: Yes, 11/7/1890, VT; widow Mary, 6/9/1894, 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: Pension shows additional service in Co. K, 22nd NY INF


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Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Death of Joseph Monta

Joseph Monta, who had a shock of paralysis a week ago, died last night about 6 o'clock. His funeral will take place at St. Joseph's church Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock, the remains leaving the house at 8:30. Mr. Monta was a member of the St. Joseph society, which will attend his funeral, leaving their hall at 8 o'clock. He had also been for several years a member of the Hook and Ladder company, which will attend the funeral. Mr. Monta had served honorably in the7th Vermont and in a New York regiment during the war of the rebellion; he had always enjoyed good health and had worked in the marble mill for over 20 years, and was esteemed by all who knew him. He leaves a widow and six children, three of whom are married.

Source: Burlington Free Press, May 22, 1894.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.