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Cate, Rufus H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Bradford, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, Trumpeter, Co. F, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), red PVT, 3/6/65, m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1837, Unknown
Death: 01/25/1916

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Grand Rapids, MI
Marker/Plot: Plot 7, Row 7, Grave 29
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 14856084

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Death date/location
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: MI
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.


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Veterans Home Cemetery, Grand Rapids, MI

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