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Rolfe, John McIntyre

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: comn 2LT, Co. D, 13th VT INF, 9/6/62 (10/4/62), resgd 1/30/63 [College: NU 59]

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VITALS

Birth: 1838, Montpelier, VT
Death: 09/13/1902

Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 18
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71386172

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/6/1890, VT; widow Addie M., 11/5/1902, VT, not approved
Portrait?: VHS Collections
College?: NU 59
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: more off-site

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

BIOGRAPHY

JOHN M. ROLFE at the organization of Company D was elected second lieutenant. He had had military training at Norwich Military School and was thus qualified to be and was an efficient officer. But his service was short, owing to the death of a brother at home and the infirmities of his father he resigned January 30th, 1863. Since the war his life was spent as a farmer; represented his town in the legislature, held the various town offices and was an honorable and respected citizen. He died September 13, 1902

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 530