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Niles, Porter Samuel


Age: 18, credited to Morristown, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/20/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, d/dis 10/17/63

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Birth: 08/19/1844, Morristown, VT
Death: 10/17/1863

Burial: Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA
Marker/Plot: E/1178
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 60077185

Cenotaph: Riverside Cemetery, Morrisville, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 60077185


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: 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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Hampton National Cemetery, VA

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Cenotaph in Riverside Cemetery, Morrisville, VT

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Porter S. Niles

Fortress Monroe Deaths

Lamoille Newsdealer, Oct. 28, 1863

Among the deaths in Hospital at Fortress Monroe, we find the names: Silas Nichols, C.H. Isham, Curtis Spencer, E.H. Hubbard, and Porter Niles, son of Salmon Niles of Morristown, of the 9th Vt.

Submitted by: Deanna French.