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Brockney, Joseph

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Shelburne, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, 96th NY INF, VRC
Service: enl 3/9/62, m/i, Pvt, Co. C, 96th NY INF, 3/9/62, m/o 12/27/1862; enl 12/19/63, m/i Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT CAV, 12/23/63, tr to Co. 171, 2nd Regt VRC 11/26/64, m/o 9/15/65

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VITALS

Birth: 06/10/1844, Canada
Death: 04/06/1920

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: C-210
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 49728475

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/30/1880; widow Florence, 4/26/1920, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Joseph Brockney, aged nearly 75 years, died Tuesday afternoon at his home in Burlington after an illness of several months. He was a veteran of the Civil War, enlisting when he was 21 years old at Keeseville, N. Y., in Company H, 2nd battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps. December 19, 1862, and he was finally discharged September 12, 1865. He served in many battles, including Gettysburg and Bull Run. He is survived by his wife and eight children.

Source: St. Albans Weekly Messenger, April 8, 1920.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.