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Morse, Amherst

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Newfane, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/29/62, m/i 9/1/62, SGT, Co. E, 11th VT INF, pr 1SGT 9/6/62, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Columbia SC, prld 3/1/65, comn 1LT, Co. K, 5/5/63 (5/12/63), m/o 5/8/65

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VITALS

Birth: 10/05/1838, Newfane, VT
Death: 09/16/1877

Burial: Williamsville Cemetery, Newfane, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 18480507

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Alice A., 5/26/1890, VT
Portrait?: Italo Collection, VHS Collections
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: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Williamsville Cemetery, Newfane, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Photo

Ed Italo Collection

Obituary

Amherst Morse, one of the most enterprising and energetic young men of Brattleboro, died early Sunday morning. He was employed by the firm of J. G. Taylor & Co., and at the store Saturday morning, was taken with cholera morbus, and only lived a few hours. His remains were taken to Williamsville for burial.

Source: Argus and Patriot, September 19, 1877
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.