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Morey, Charles


Age: 44, credited to Windsor, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/16/63, m/i 12/18/63, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 12/13/64, d onboard steamer 'Illinois' 12/20/64

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Birth: abt 1819, Windsor, VT
Death: 12/20/1864

Burial: May be buried in ..., , SC
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Clarissa, 3/7/1865; minor, 6/4/1869
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: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Died in Charleston or Florence, SC

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

Charles Morey

The Vermont Journal, September 8, 1922


After and absence of 58 years, William Morey of Marshfield, Mass., visited Windsor on Sunday and Monday of this week and called on friends, one of whom he had not seen since leaving here as a lad of eight years. At the outbreak of the Civil war Mr. Morey's father, Charles Morey, was living in the old Gay house on State Street and was keeper in the Vermont state prison, where he had been employed for many years. His son William was born here. The father volunteered for his country's service, was later captured and confined in Andersonville prison. After many months he was released but died on board the transport before reaching home. An uncle, Mitchell Morey, was warden at the prison and resided in the house on State street now occupied by Miss Jennie Penniman and Mrs. Cora Harris. He died about 1872 and is buried in the Old South cemetery. Mr. Morey visited the prison and some scenes of his childhood and declared his intention of returning next year for a longer stay. He was accompanied by his daughter, Miss Edith M. Morey and relatives, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Waldorf of Dorchester, Mass.

Courtesy of Cathy Hoyt.