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Age: 19, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 9/2/64, m/i 9/2/64, Pvt, Co. K, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: abt 1845, Brandon, VT
Burial: Southview Cemetery, North Adams, MA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: yes, 4/17/1909, MA, not approved
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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Southview Cemetery, North Adams, MA
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Joseph Murray, 70 years of age, died this morning at his home on Parker's hill, above Ballou street, after a long illness from dropsy.
Mr. Murray was born in Brandon, Vt., and had been a resident of this city for a good many years. He was one of the best known stone masons in the city, having followed that trade for many years. He fought in the Civil war, taking part in many notable engagements and received an honorable discharge at the end of his period of enlistment. He leaves a large family of sons and daughters.
The funeral arrangements have not been completed, but it will probably be held Saturday morning from Notre Dame church.
Source: North Adams Transcript, March 16, 1916.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.