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civil war burial

Posted: 7 Nov 2012 1:37PM GMT
Classification: Query
I am trying to find the grave of a relative who was wounded in the battle of Fredricksburg and died two days later at a hospital in Falmouth, Va.He was Daniel S Martin, 2rd NH infantry, company B.


Posted: 8 Nov 2012 8:30AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: MARTIN
not what you asked for but may help if I have the right chap

Name: Daniel S Martin
Residence: Concord, New Hampshire
Age at enlistment: 23
Enlistment Date: 8 Jul 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
Enlistment Place: Concord, NH
State Served: New Hampshire
Was Wounded?: Yes
Survived the War?: No
Service Record: Enlisted in Company B, New Hampshire 2nd Infantry Regiment on 12 Aug 1862.
Mustered out on 17 Dec 1862 at Near Falmouth, VA.
Birth Date: abt 1839
Sources: Register of Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire 1861-65

have you a copy of this?

Name: Daniel S Martin
Marriage Date: 15 Jun 1862
Event Type: Marriage
Clerk's Location: Hooksett, Merrimack, New Hampshire
Gender: Male
Spouse Name: Lorana S Gould
Spouse Gender: Female
FHL Film Number: 1001283

Name: Daniel S
State Filed: New Hampshire
Widow: Lorana S Martin
Roll Number: T288_315
Comments: Lorana S. Lamphrey, (Gdn.)
filed 13 feb 1863
CERT NO 1157

have you a copy of this?

Cannot find in NH deaths


Posted: 11 Nov 2012 3:11AM GMT
Classification: Query
yes I have this information,just can not find his grave anywhere. his family is buried in concord nh. i have his civil war records, which has much information about him, but no burial. thank you for your help.

Re: civil war burial

Posted: 2 Jan 2013 1:13AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Martin
Hi, Try looking in Alexandria Va. National Cemetery. I found one of my NH ancestors in there to my surprise. Best wishes.


Posted: 3 Jan 2013 1:01PM GMT
Classification: Death
Edited: 3 Jan 2013 1:02PM GMT
Surnames: MARTIN
Name: Danl S Martin
Death Date: 17 Dec 1862
Death Place: Regimental Hospital
Enlistment State: New Hampshire
Rank: Private
Company: B
Regiment: 2 NH V
DIED OF VUL. SCLOFRET/SCLOPET (quite a few others died of the same)but I cannot read it very well
Box Number: 30
Registers of Deaths of Volunteers, 1861-1865

Meaning of Vulnus Sclopet

Vulnus sclopetarium is a wound inflicted by a gunshot. Other similar spellings found included: vulnus sclopeticum (defined as multiple flesh wounds), vuluus sclopet, vul sclopeticum, viel sclopet, and vulius sclopet.

Re: civil war burial

Posted: 9 Jan 2013 7:55PM GMT
Classification: Query
There is available a list of tombstones that were ordered for Civil War Veterans. I am not sure of the title.

I learned of this at a Battlefield Park. You might try a local park. It was on microfilm thru 1904.

Good luck

Re: civil war burial

Posted: 15 Jan 2013 5:00PM GMT
Classification: Query

You may be able to find out more information at this site. It has a searchable database. I love it!
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