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Pratt, Isaac S.
Age: 22, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. D, 2nd VT INF, m/o 6/29/64
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Birth: 1839, Marshfield, VT
Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Southbridge, MA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 93929467
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/23/1872; widow Elvira G., 12/30/1904, MA, not approved
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Oak Ridge Cemetery, Southbridge, MA
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Isaac S. Pratt
ISAAC S. PRATT, born in Marshfield, enlisted in the 2d Vt. Reg., May 7, '61; age 22, mustered in as a private, in Co. D. June 20, '61, at Burlington; in the first Bull Run battle, after the excitement of the battle took cold in wading a stream, which caused fever and ague, bilious fever, jaundice and gout, succeeding each other, confining him about 4 months; recovered so as to take part in the battles at Fredrickburg; yet for the first 2 years sick much of the time, confined at Point Lookout, Md., Alexandria, and Brattleboro. At the Wilderness May 5, '64, hit by a piece of shell on the hear, striking him senseless and fracturing the skull slightly; sent to Judiciary Square Hospital, returned to take part o=in those bloody battles of Cold Harbor and Petersburg, nearly every day for 3 weeks----Here he left his testimony to the rebels that the Yankees were in earnest; and feeling, when others had done and fuffered as much for their country as he had, he would take hold again; was mustered out June 29, '64, received $100 government bounty; served 3 yrs, 1 mo., 22d
Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1871, ii:759
Submitted By: Deanna French.