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Bass, John Tyler


Age: 20, credited to Moretown, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, as SGT, Co. D, 2nd VT INF, pr 1SGT 1/28/62, comn 2LT, Co. D, 8/9/62 (8/16/62), pr 1LT, 11/3/63 (11/11/63), pr CPT, Co. H, 6/20/64 (7/11/64), disch 5/15/65, comn again, CPT, Co. H 6/7/65, never mustered

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Birth: abt 1841, Middlesex, VT
Death: 06/03/1895

Burial: Marion National Cemetery, Marion, IN
Marker/Plot: 1/173
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Ronald Baxter
Findagrave Memorial #: 2860322


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/14/1865
Portrait?: VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: IN
(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


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Marion National Cemetery, IN

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VHS - Reunion Society Collection


VHS - 2nd Vermont Infantry Album (MSA595)


John Tyler Bass, son of the late Alpheus Bass of Moretown, died in Marion, Ind., June 3, aged fifty-four. He enlisted in Co D, Second Vermont, and served through the war. He was promoted to the captaincy of his company, and later transferred as captain to Company H. In one of the fiercest battles he became regimental commander, every mounted officer being killed or wounded. He fought as bravely as the bravest.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal June 12, 1895.
Courtesy of Deb Light.