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Putnam, John C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Fairlee, VT; Newbury, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/15/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. H, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63 ; enl 8/13/64, m/i 8/13/64, Pvt, Co. I, 9th VT INF, m/o 8/3/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1839, Shelburne, VT
Death: 06/07/1866

Burial: Boltonville Cemetery, Newbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 124881558

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Lucinda, 6/28/1866; minor, 10/2/1867
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: Died of Consumption; See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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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Boltonville Cemetery, Newbury, VT

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