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 John Caraway Jr.

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John Caraway Jr.

Birth
Baie-du-Febvre, Centre-du-Quebec Region, Quebec, Canada
Death 12 Jul 1866 (aged 26)
Burial Orford, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 83862132 View Source

son of John Caraway (aka Jean-Baptise Danis)

wounded at Ogdensburg NY
Co B 1 Reg VT

enlisted, credited to Franklin, on September 19 1862, and mustered in November 19, 1861, as a blacksmith, in Co. B, 1st Vermont Cavalry. He enlisted December 28, 1863 and transferred to Co. E June 21, 1865. He was accidentally wounded on July 4, 1865 and died of his wounds on July 12. A deposition by his brother Anson, in his brother's widow's pension application, includes the details of his fatal wounding: "John got shot at Ogdensburg, New York in a fourth of July parade and died from the wound eight days later. He was discharged at 9 o'clock in the forenoon and was shot about noon. He was assisting to fire one of those old-time air-guns - the kind they used to hold their thumbs over the 'touch-hole.'"


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  • Created by: LadyGoshen
  • Added: 22 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 83862132
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83862132/john-caraway : accessed ), memorial page for John Caraway Jr. (20 Jan 1840–12 Jul 1866), Find a Grave Memorial ID 83862132, citing West Cemetery, Orford, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by LadyGoshen (contributor 46951894) .