Young, Mahlon M.
Age: 21, credited to Hartford, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 7th VT INF
Service: enl 5/9/61, m/i 5/9/61, PVT, Co. B, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; comn CPT, Co. H, 7th VT INF, 2/3/62 (2/4/62), kia, 9/27/64
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Birth: abt 1840, Vermont
Burial: Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, FL
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 1355842
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Esther A., 12/15/1864
Portrait?: VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Mahlon M. Young
Vermont Journal, November 12, 1864
At battle of Mariana, Capt. M. M. Young, aged 23 years.
The funeral services of Capt. M. M. Young were attended at Tunbridge Centre, Sabbath, Nov. 6th.
Capt. Young was a young man of good abilities, and promised to be very useful in the cause of his country. He was one of the first eo enlist under the call of the President for 75,000 men, and participated in the first battles of our country. At the expiration of his service he obtained orders for recruiting a company fo the 7th Reg't., which being accomplished, he was unanimously chose their Capt., and with the regiment soon eft the State for Santa Rosa Island, Florida. While at that station and vicinity he was much of the time in command of the regiment as Capt. commanding. In Feb. last he with several others was sent home for recruits, returning to his post in April.
While at home he was married to Miss Esther Gould of Tunbridge.
At the time of his death he was with the expedition of Gen. Ashboth to Marianna, and was Ass't. Adj. Gen. upon his staff, being killed while gallantly leading his men to the charge. Thus another of our brave Vermont soldiers has fallen in his country's cause, at the early age of 23. He was buried in the public square in the city of mariana in front of the court house.