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Age: 22, credited to Salem, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/19/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. E, 9th VT INF, pr CPL 2/17/63, kia, Chapin's Farm, 9/29/64
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Birth: 1840, Canada
Burial: Fort Harrison National Cemetery, Richmond, VA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Cenotaph: Pine Hill Cemetery, Derby, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 42942107
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Betsey, 8/10/1868
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 unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Fort Harrison National Cemetery, VA
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Cenotaph in Pine Hill Cemetery, Derby, VT
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Headquarters, 9th Vt. Vols.
Chapin's Farm, Va., Oct. 2nd, 1864
Peter T. Washburn,
Adj't. 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.
Corporal W. Moranville, Co. E, Salem.
Source: Vermont Journal, October 15, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.