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Honoring Union Soldier Howard Wellington Merrill


Howard Wellington Merrill (1845-1865) enlisted 1864 in Capt. Twitchell's Company, Seventh Maine Battery; promoted to orderly sergeant: died of fever before Richmond March 25th, 1865. Photo courtesy of the Bartlett Museum Association Macy Colby House.

Born January 8, 1845, son of Joseph Merrill, shoemaker, and Dolly Follansbee Merrill at Pond Hills, Jan. 8, 1845. Joesph and Dolly m. 18 June 1834

Joseph son of Joseph and Lydia (Martin) Merrill; Joseph, Sr. son Jacob and Mary (Ingalls) Merrill; Jacob son of Isaac Merrill, Colonel Mass. Minutemen, Member of Provincial Congress which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days see Calling out the militia after Lexington and Concord, 1775

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