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Patrick, George W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Hinesburg, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/16/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, dsrtd 1/4/63, rtnd 1/31/63, kia, Chapin's Farm, 9/29/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1836, Hinesburg, VT
Death: 09/29/1864

Burial: Fort Harrison National Cemetery, Richmond, VA
Marker/Plot: 26
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 228442867

MORE INFORMATION

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: WPA Graves Registration Card lists a cenotaph at Hinesburg Cemetery, but the family plots were checked and no cenotaph was found.

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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


DESCENDANTS

4th Great Grandfather of Karen Callahan Carrara, Shrewsbury, VT

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BURIAL:

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Fort Harrison National Cemetery, VA

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Obituary

Near Chapin's Farm, Va., on Thursday, Sept. 29th, while nobly protecting the flag of his country, George W. Patrick, of the 9th Vt. Vols., son of the late John S. Patrick, of Hinesburgh, aged 28 years.

Source: Burlington Free Press, Nov. 11, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.