Jarvis W. Adams, Died from Disease, American Civil War

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Jarvis W. Adams was born in 1842 in Ripton, Vermont. He enlisted as a Union soldier on August 30, 1861, at the age of 18. Jarvis mustered in on September 16, 1861, as a Private with Company F of the 5th Vermont Infantry.

He re-enlisted December 15, 1863. Whilst on furlough in Middlebury, Vermont, he died from pneumonia on January 14, 1864.

His mother, Sophronia, applied for his pension on February 25, 1899, and received it. She was living in Vermont.

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