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Sanders, Joseph

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Milton, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/6/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. D, 13th VT INF, detailed to RI Battery 3/24/63, return date not listed, m/o 7/21/63, Brattleboro, VT; enl again 12/3/63, m/i, Pvt, Co. K, 2nd NH INF, 12/3/63, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/3/64, m/o 6/26/65, Concord, NH

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VITALS

Birth: 06/09/1840, Canada
Death: 08/19/1927

Burial: Union Cemetery, Fort Edward, NY
Marker/Plot: Section 13, Row 23
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Photo courtesy of Mary, Union Cemetery
Findagrave Memorial #: 141553811

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: Birth name St. Esprit?; sometimes noted as Sanderspree
Pension?: Yes, 7/12/1865, both units, date/place of death
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 in Glens Falls, NY per pension index card. 13th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Louis Henry Mossey, III, Milton, VT

3rd Great Grandfather of Justin R. Hoffer, South Amboy, NJ

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Union Cemetery, Ford Edward, NY

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BIOGRAPHY

JOSEPH SANDERS

At 21 years of age enlisted in August, '62 in Company D at Milton. He was an exceedingly lively young man and even at this writing, travels a rapid pace. If there was any frolic in the regiment, or any foraging outside, Sanders was one of the fore- most. He did his full duty though with much grumbling in hard times. Much inclined to argument, he was always in a wrangle, and added variety, at times, when otherwise, it might have been monotonous. Serving out his full term, he re-enlisted in a battery and was severely wounded. After the war he located in Milton, later moving to New York, and is now a prosperous farmer in Vermont.

Source: Sturtevant, p. 536