Age: 40, credited to Sandgate, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 9/5/64, m/i 9/5/64, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VT INF, tr to 4th VT INF, Co. C, 1/20/65, m/o 6/22/65
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Birth: 1824, County Roscommon, Ireland
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 43654266
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: yes, 1/2/1883, VT
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)
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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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Rutland Daily Herald, Sept. 14, 1906
John Travers died at his home, No. 7 Meadow street, late yesterday afternoon at the age of 83 years. He was born in Laitruny county, Roscommon, Ireland [as written]. He enlisted as a private in company B, 9th Vermont volunteers, September 5, 1864, and served until the end of the war.
Besides his wife he is survived by a brother, Patrick Travers of Tinmouth, and a son, James of this city, also two grandchildren, John and Elizabeth.
Contributed by Jennifer Snoots.