Morris, Robert Jr.
Age: 23, credited to Chittenden, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. G, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63
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Birth: 06/23/1840, Pittsford, VT
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 54331518
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/20/1881, VT; widow Elizabeth McK., 12/4/1909, VT
Portrait?: Co. G, 12th VVI Reunion
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia
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Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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Rutland Daily Herald, Nov. 18, 1909:
Robert Morris, one of the few survivors of Company G, 12th Vermont regiment, 69 years of age, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Frank Lehr, No. 56 Forest street, yesterday morning. He had been ill about a week and on Saturday pneumonia set in, causing death.
Mr. Morris was born in Pittsford in 1840. At the time of the Civil war, he enlisted in the 12th regiment and saw nine months service at the front in the years 1862-3. One his return he engaged in farming in Castleton, where he resided 38 years. He came to Rutland eight years ago. Besides his wife, he leaves five daughters and six sons.
The funeral will be held at St. Peter's church Friday morning at 9 o'clock and the burial will be in Calvary cemetery.
Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.
Note: A picture of this soldier is available in the 12gr9112th Vermont Group Photograph.