Giffin, Richard J.
Age: 27, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/6/62, m/i 10/10/62, CPL, Co. D, 13th VT INF, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, m/o 7/21/63
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Birth: 1835, Hardwick, VT
Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 60341715
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/16/1881, VT; widow Emma A., 2/14/1903, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
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R. J. GRIFFIN Second corporal, was a very tall, slimly built man. His service was in every way creditable. His health not the best but was able to serve with the regiment to the end. The only peculiar incident that I remember now about him was the loss of his voice, which he went without for some months. He died December 31, 1902, at Northfield, where he had made his home for several years.
Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 532