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 Marshall Berton Holton

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Marshall Berton Holton

Birth
Bangor, Franklin County, New York, USA
Death 13 Nov 1865 (aged 19)
Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Burial Dummerston Center, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 130235717 View Source
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Middle name "Berton" from a suggestion. No source provided; it could not be confirmed.

On January 7, 1865, Marshall mustered in as a Private, Co. K, 9th Vermont Infantry. He transferred to Company C in June, then was promoted to Corporal on August 24, 1865. He died from disease at Ferry Point, Norfolk, Virginia.

Vermont Record (Brandon, Vermont) November 24,1865.
"Died.
In Hospital, at Ferry Point, Norfolk, Va., Nov. 13 of chronic diarrhea, Marshall B. Holton, a member of Co. C, 9th Vt. Vol Infantry, 19 years, 11 months, 26 days, son of J. S. and O.R. Holton of Dummerston. In the death of young Holton another name is added to the long list of noble martyrs to the cause of union and liberty. The father of the deceased has just returned from Norfolk, bearing home tenderly the precious remains of his son, whose death it is peculiarly hard to bear, being the first death in the family."


Inscription

Marshall E.
Son of
J.S. &C.K. Holton
Corp. Co. 9 Reg
VT Vol. Inft.
Died in Hospital
At Ferry Point
Norfolk VA.
Nov.13, 1865,
AE, 19 Yrs.11 Mos
26 Dys,

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