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Whitcher, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 42, credited to Ryegate, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/3/62, m/i 7/9/62, 1SGT, Co. G, 9th VT INF, comn 2LT 3/12/63 (3/20/63), resgd 1/29/65; 2 LT, Co. K, 7th MI INF (pension)

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VITALS

Birth: 1817, Groton, VT
Death: 10/18/1873

Burial: Boltonville Cemetery, Newbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 50539269

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Julia, 12/15/1873
Portrait?: Jones Collection, Guber Collection off-site, VHS Collections
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: Pension shows additional service in 7th MI INF

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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Boltonville Cemetery, Newbury, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Photo

Dewey Jones Collection