Pvt Joseph Kidder


Pvt Joseph Kidder

Lyndeborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 25 Sep 1864 (aged 36)
Florence, Florence County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Florence, Florence County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 18491908 View Source
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Private JOSEPH KIDDER enlisted in the 11th VERMONT INFANTRY, Company F, as a private. Joseph Kidder was thirty-four years of age when he enrolled 8 Aug. 1862 and mustered in, 1 Sept. 1862.

This regiment left for Washington D.C., 7 Sept. 1862 and were assigned to duty near Washington north of the Potomac River until May 1864. Company F was stationed at Fort Bunker Hill then assigned to Fort Slocum until Mar. 1864 and at Fort Thayer until May 1864.

Joseph Kidder was taken prisoner of war during the Battle of the Wilderness, VA, on Thursday, 23 June 1864. The regiment engaged the Confederates at Jerusalem Plank Road, 23 June 1864, and in this battle Confederate GENERAL MAHONE captured the entire battalion.
Joseph Kidder DIED, 25 Sept. 1864, while being held at a prison in Confederate Prison in Florence, SC.

This unit lost 224 men killed in action and 175 men died from disease for a total of 399 men.

Joseph Kidder married Huldah Dorset, on 18 Sept. 1859.

Joseph Kidder
Residence Irasburgh VT;
Enlisted on 8/8/1862 as a Private.
On 9/1/1862 he mustered into "F" Co. VT 1st Heavy Artillery
He died a POW on 9/25/1864 at Florence, SC
He was listed as: POW 6/23/1864 Weldon Railroad, VA
Huldah A. Kidder granted a widow's pension in 1865. A. A. Webster granted a minor's pension in 1867.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Joseph Kidder (12 Sep 1828–25 Sep 1864), Find a Grave Memorial ID 18491908, citing Florence National Cemetery, Florence, Florence County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by KIDDER (contributor 49543478) .