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Muzzy, Joseph


Age: 18, credited to Johnson, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/1/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. D, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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Birth: 04/02/1844, Berkshire, VT
Death: 12/06/1930

Burial: Lamoille View Cemetery, Johnson, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 42474549


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/1/1886
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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Lamoille View Cemetery, Johnson, VT

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Civil War Veteran Is Dead at Johnson

JOHNSON. -- Joseph Muzzy, age 86, a Civil War veteran, died Saturday afternoon at his home after a long period of ill health. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at his late home with Rev. S. H. Smith officiating.

Source: Burlington Daily News, December 8, 1930

The funeral of Joseph Muzzy of Johnson was held at his late home Tuesday, Dec 9, at two o'clock. Interment was in Lamoille View cemetery. The Rev. S. H. Smith officiated. The bearers were four Sons of Veterans, H.V.Stearns, L. J. Hutchins, E. E. Holmes and D. P. Whiting. The floral tribute was very beautiful.

Joseph Muzzy was born in Berkshire, April 2, 1844, the oldest of 12 children of Leo Muzzy, and died Dec. 6, 1930. He went to Johnson at the age of one year and spent the remainder of his life there. He served in the Civil War with Company D, 11th Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, from Aug. 1, 1862, to June 24, 1865.

October 1, 1879, he married Sarah M. Roggers, who died several years ago. Aug. 24, 1906, he married Mrs. Nellie Tift, who survives him. He is also survived by two brothers, Leo Muzzy of Birch Run, Mich., and Charles Muzzy of Greenfield, Mass., and also by several nieces and nephews.

Source: Morrisville News and Citizen, 17 Dec 1930.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.