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Pierce, Alfred


Age: 18, credited to Windsor, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/64, m/i 8/8/64, Pvt, Co. K, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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Birth: abt 1846, Westmoreland, NH
Death: 12/14/1915

Burial: Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS
Marker/Plot: 30/2/29
Gravestone photographer: Bruce & Sandi Pouliot
Findagrave Memorial #: 47378015


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/2/1902, MO; widow Clara E., 9/29/1916, KS
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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Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, KS

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Asked That Body Be Buried at the Soldiers' Home.

Alfred Pierce, 69 years old, died this morning at his home in Pomona. He had been ill for two weeks from chronic disorders. He was stricken while up town from his home.

Mr. Pierce was born in New England. He was twice married, the first wife being dead. Two daughters by the first union live in the East. There are no children by the second marriage.

Mr. Pierce was a veteran of the Civil War. He had been at the soldiers' home in Leavenworth much of the time in recent years but was home this month on a furlough. His dying request was that his body be buried at the home in Leavenworth. Funeral arrangements have not been announced.

The deceased had lived at Pomona about ten years. He was a baker by trade and had worked in cracker factories.

Source: Ottawa Herald, December 14, 1915.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.