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Newton, James Holland
Age: 20, credited to Newfane, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 6/9/62, m/i 7/9/62, CPL, Co. K, 9th VT INF, pr SGT 12/6/62, dis/dsb 5/20/63; enl 10/15/63, m/i 4/12/64, 1SGT, Co. F, 17th VT INF, kia, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64
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Birth: 1844, Newfane, VT
Burial: Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA
Gravestone photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 12601396
Cenotaph: Village Cemetery, Newfane, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 147998758
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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 unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Fredericksburg National Cemetery, VA
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Cenotaph in Village Cemetery, Newfane, VT
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The following is the official list of the casualties in the 17th regiment in the battle of May 12:
Company F. - 1st Sergt. James H. Newton, Newfane.
Source: Argus and Patriot, June 23, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.