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White, Josiah Gilson


Age: 18, credited to Barnard, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 1/5/64, m/i 1/6/64, Pvt, Co. D, 9th VT INF, m/o 12/1/65

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Birth: 05/31/1848, Windsor, VT
Death: 10/08/1926

Burial: North Street Cemetery, Chester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 111587468


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/10/1866; widow Lucinda B., 11/15/1926, 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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North Street Cemetery, Chester, VT

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Death of Josiah G. White

Josiah Gilson White passed away at his home on North street Friday, Oct. 8, at 9.30 a.m., after a continued illness of about three years. He was born in Windsor, May 31, 1848, the sone of Ira and Emily Buck White. He leaves his wife, Lucinda Foster, and 11 children, six sons and five daughters: Elmer of New York city, Leamon of Saxtons River, Ned of Greenfield, Mass., Carroll of Northampton, Maaas., Winslow of Shelburne, and Hugh of South Hero; Mrs. Lossie Kingsbury of Chester, Mrs. F. P. Morrison of Saxtons River, Mrs. H.E. Young of Springfield, Mrs. W. H. Chase of Saxtons River, and Miss Helen White of Nashua, N.H.; 23 grandchiidren and one great-grandchild; also three brothers, Wilbur, Elmer and Foster.

He enlisted in the 9th Vermont Infantry, Co.D, early in 1762 and served about two and one-half years.

The funeral was held at the home at 2 o'clock. Oct. 11, Rev. William J. Ballou officiating.

Source: Vermont Tribune, 15 Oct 1926.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.