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Putnam, Stephen Jr.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Ryegate, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 6th NH INF
Service: Co. B, 6th NH INF; enl 12/30/63, m/i 1/4/64, Pvt, Co. I, 9th VT INF, tr to Co, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1841, Burlington, VT
Death: 06/29/1896

Burial: Boltonville Cemetery, Newbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 4
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 32399573

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/2/1880; widow Achsa M., 7/29/1896, VT
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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BURIAL:

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Boltonville Cemetery, Newbury, VT

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Obituary

WELLS RIVER

Stephen Putnam died at his home at Boltonville, Monday the 21st. He was at meeting, Sunday evening. As well as usual, but had had heart disease for years. He was a member of Co. B, 6th N. H., and Co. C, 9th Vt., during the war. He was buried, Wednesday, under the auspices of Col. Preston Post,. G. A. R., of which he was a member from its organization.

Source: Vermont Journal, July 4, 1896
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.