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PVT John Galvin Jr.

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PVT John Galvin Jr.

Birth
Ireland
Death
6 Jul 1863 (aged 18–19)
Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial
Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID
104807432 View Source

The New York Times of July 30, 1863, printed the report "SNICKER's GAP, Sunday, July 19, 1863....The following named soldiers have recently been buried in the grounds of the Lutheran and Dutch Reformed Churches at Boonsboro, Md." and named 10 from Illinois, Michigan and Pennsylvania units and 19 from First Vermont killed from June 24 to July 18 including one "John Galoni, Co. R" which the VT Adjutant and Inspector General Report for 1863 listed as John Galvin of Co. K killed in action 6 Jul 1863. The interment report for Antietam National Cemetery reported the removal of the five remains of the Eighth Illinois Cavalry from Boonsboro and their reinterment in graves 1-5 in section A7 in 1867. No other reinterments for any other units from Boonsboro were noted. John Galvin's remains are still there unless removed to Middlebury.
Contributor: Stonemason

The New York Times of July 30, 1863, printed the report "SNICKER's GAP, Sunday, July 19, 1863....The following named soldiers have recently been buried in the grounds of the Lutheran and Dutch Reformed Churches at Boonsboro, Md." and named 10 from Illinois, Michigan and Pennsylvania units and 19 from First Vermont killed from June 24 to July 18 including one "John Galoni, Co. R" which the VT Adjutant and Inspector General Report for 1863 listed as John Galvin of Co. K killed in action 6 Jul 1863. The interment report for Antietam National Cemetery reported the removal of the five remains of the Eighth Illinois Cavalry from Boonsboro and their reinterment in graves 1-5 in section A7 in 1867. No other reinterments for any other units from Boonsboro were noted. John Galvin's remains are still there unless removed to Middlebury.
Contributor: Stonemason


Inscription

Member of Co K in 1st VT Cavalry. Killed July 6, 1863 between Hagerstown and Williamsport, MD


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