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Perkins, Joseph Seabury


Age: 21, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 9/26/62, PVT, Co. K, 1st VT CAV, pr SGT 2/14/65, m/o 6/21/65

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Birth: 09/01/1841, Unknown
Death: 03/10/1868

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: David & Gayle French
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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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Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT

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PERKINS. In Castleton, on the 10th ult., at the residence of his father, Doctor Joseph Perkins, Joseph Seabury Perkins, aged 26 years

The deceased was a member of Co. K, 1st Vt. Cavalry, and was in constant service in all its privations and battles until the close of the war, with the exception of a short furlough, consequent to an injury received at the battle of Cedar Creek. His fatal disease was consumption, induced by the privations of a southern service and a return to the colder climate of his native State. He was the brother of Capt. S. G. Perkins, killed at Ashby's Gap, Sept. 22, 1862, His end was peace.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, April 13, 1868.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.