Age: 36, credited to Randolph, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 11/20/61, m/i 2/18/62, SGT, Co. G, 8th VT INF, comn 2LT, 5/5/63 (8/8/63), pr 1LT, 11/24/64 (12/6/64), pow, Boutte Station, 9/4/62, prld 11/13/62, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, comn QM 3/27/65 (5/3/65), m/o 6/28/65
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Birth: 07/14/1828, Randolph, VT
Burial: Randolph Center Cemetery, Randolph, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/30/1863; widow Abbie W., 9/15/1890, VT
Portrait?: Guber Collection off-site, VHS Collections, 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History
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)
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Randolph Ceneter Cemetery, Randolph, VT
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James Welch, who died recently, was much respected. He was postmaster during Cleveland's administration. He was a member of the 8th Vt. And mustered out as second lieutenant with the rank of quartermaster.
Source: Burlington Free Press, September 11, 1890
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.