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Morse, Benjamin F.


Age: 33, credited to Elmore, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/9/61, m/i 2/18/62, SGT, Co. E, 8th VT INF, wdd, Port Hudson, 6/14/63, m/o 6/22/64 (B. F. Morse the 1st, in CMSR)

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Birth: 02/28/1828, Woodbury, VT
Death: 07/01/1924

Burial: Woodbury Center Cemetery, Woodbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 64515542


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/12/1869
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: Gale-Morse Family Papers (VHS)


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Woodbury Center Cemetery, Woodbury, VT

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Benjamin F. Morse, for many years a resident of Elmore and Woodbury, died at his home at Woodbury Center Tuesday. He was 96 years old in February. He had been an unusually active man until a short time before his death. He was born in New York State and came to this State when a young man. He served in the Civil War in the Eighth Vermont regiment for over three years and was a member of Elsworth Post G. A. R. He leaves a wife and one son, Melvin G. Morse of this place. The funeral was held at the Church at Woodbury Center, Mrs. Holt officiating.

Source: Burlington Free Press, July 4, 1924.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.