Josiah Van Druff

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Josiah Van Druff

  • Birth unknown New Jersey, USA
  • Death 25 Oct 1892 Dalton City, Moultrie County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Block 7, 240; unmarked
  • Memorial ID 24675350

Civil War veteran. Company H, 33rd New Jersey Infantry.
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Died, at his residence in Dalton City, Tuesday, Oct. 25, of consumption, Josiah Vandruff, aged 73 years. The deceased was born in the state of New Jersey and had resided in this state for the past twenty-five years. The remains were brought to this city and the interment was in Oak Ridge cemetery.

IL State Journal, Springfield, IL 10-27-1892
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NOTE: Josiah and his wife Julia are in unmarked graves, as shown by the windmill in the photo. Grave locations found by using cemetery plot map.
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Civil War service: Josiah VanDruff, Private, Co. H, 33rd NJV. Pre-war home: Sussex County, NJ. Enlisted on August 27th, 1863. Mustered in on September 4th, 1863, for three years of service. Discharged at Trenton, NJ. on May 3rd, 1865, by telegraphed instructions of the War Department, A.G.O., Washington, DC. Mustered out on June 12th, 1865.

Pay vouchers issued to his wife, residing in the county during the War- source: NJ State Archives, treasury vouchers on-line. 1876. Stryker, William S. Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, page 988.

1892, Dec. 8- Widow, Julia VanDruff first filed for CW pension benefits in Illinois, Application No. 565,616; but no Certificate was ever issued. She did not collect entitled benefits.

Contr. by Owassa History (#48609379)


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  • Maintained by: BjJ
  • Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
  • Added: 16 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24675350
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Josiah Van Druff (unknown–25 Oct 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24675350, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .