James Fletcher

James Fletcher

Birth
Faringdon, Vale of White Horse District, Oxfordshire, England
Death Nov 1901 (aged 61)
Genoa, Città Metropolitana di Genova, Liguria, Italy
Burial Genoa, Città Metropolitana di Genova, Liguria, Italy
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James Fletcher, whose residence was Johnson, Vermont, enlisted June 1 and mustered into Company E, 3rd Regiment of Infantry, Vermont Volunteers, as a Corporal July 16, 1861. During his service Corporal Fletcher was promoted Sergeant and was promoted First Lieutenant and transferred to Company I, same regiment, January 8m 1864. Lieutenant Fletcher was mustered out July 27, 1864.

James Fletcher, age 39 years and an Editor, was enumerated June 16, 1880, at Waverly, Bremer County, Iowa, with Emma Fletcher 37, Gertrude Fletcher 13 and Florence Fletcher 2.

"James Fletcher, consul, was born in England September 29, 1840; emigrated to the United States in 1848; served for over three years as private, non-commissioned officer, and first lieutenant in the Third Vermont Volunteers during the Civil War; after being mustered out of the army he located in Waverly, Iowa, and engaged in the book and stationary business, and later was one of the proprietors and editor of the ‘Waverly Republican’; appointed consul at Genoa May 14, 1883." (State Department Report, 1902)

"This monument, carved in White Carrara marble, is dedicated to the wife and daughter of James Fletcher, both of whom died during his service in Genoa." An early work of Italian sculptor Luigi Brizollara. (American Friends of Italian Monumental Sculpture)


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  • Maintained by: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
  • Originally Created by: deanna french
  • Added: 14 Dec 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 140019984
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Fletcher (29 Sep 1840–Nov 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 140019984, citing Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno, Genoa, Città Metropolitana di Genova, Liguria, Italy ; Maintained by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (contributor 48353502) .