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Age: 22, credited to Weathersfield, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/2/62, m/i 7/9/62, CPL, Co. D, 9th VT INF, red, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: 09/23/1839, Weathersfield, VT
Burial: Ascutneyville Cemetery, Weathersfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 123557650
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/26/1888, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: ME
(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: Died in Springfield, Mass., per Vermont Journal newspaper article
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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Ascutneyville Cemetery, Weathersfield, VT
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James Weston, an old resident, died in Springfield, Mass., Monday February 12, and was brought here for burial Wednesday, He enlisted in the ninth regiment of Vermont and served through the war. He left a brother and half sister and two daughters in Springfield, Mass., his age was 73 years.
Source: Vermont Journal, February 16, 1912.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.