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Morse, John F.


Age: 23, credited to Peacham, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 11/12/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VT CAV, m/o 11/18/64

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Birth: 03/26/1838, Danville, VT
Death: 10/04/1916

Burial: Peacham Corner Cemetery, Peacham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Francis Guber
Findagrave Memorial #: 65196182


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/2/1877; widow Mary E., 101/2/1916, 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


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Peacham Corner Cemetery, Peacham, VT

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Vermont Journal, December 22, 1938

Mrs. Mary Ellen Morse, 102, died at her home in her Lyndonville home last Thursday after a short illness. She was born in Ryegate Dec. 5, 1836 and spent much of her life in Peacham. In Peacham she married John F. Morse on Jan. 19, 1862. He was a member of the First Vermont Calvary during the Civil war and died in St. Johnsbury in 1916.

Contributed by Cathy Hoyt.


Resolutions on the Death of Comrade John Morse

Once again the great commander of this universe has summoned from our midst, to His Own Army in the great beyond, our comrade and friend, the late John Morse of St Johnsbury, Vt.

BE IT RESOLVED, That we the members of X. C. Stevens Post No. 83, G.A.R., express our sympathy and sorrow to the bereaved family in their great loss and that we further express our own sense of loss through the passing among us of our brave and patriotic comrade and friend.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that our charter be draped for sixty days, that a copy of these resolutions be sent to the family, a copy be spread upon our records and a copy be sent to the St. Johnsbury Republican for publication.

X. C. Stevens Post G.A.R.
By H. A. Eliot
H. E. Farrow

Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, November 15, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.