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 Marshall Walker Wellman

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Marshall Walker Wellman

Birth
Brookline, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Death 22 Jun 1862 (aged 16)
Raceland Junction, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Chalmette, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot Section 71 Plot 5786
Memorial ID 199763712 View Source
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PVT VT US ARMY CIVIL WAR

Marshall Walker Wellman, b. at Brookline, 25 March 1846; enlisted in the Eighth Vermont Regiment at the age of 16 yrs. in 1862; went in the expedition to Ship Island; thence to New Orleans.

He was the first man shot in the regiment, in a skirmish near Bisland, on the Opelousas Railroad, 22 June 1862, ae. 16 yrs., 2 mos., 27 days.; buried in the Soldiers' Cemetery near New Orleans, La. A cenotaph was erected to his memory in the family lot in Brookline, Vt.
Contributor: David M Morin (47707736) • [email protected]


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