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Center, Franklin T.
Age: 37, credited to Shoreham, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 2nd NY VET CAV
Service: enl 5/20/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. K, 2nd VT INF, dis/dsb 12/25/61 (hernia, right side); enl, Whitehall, NY, 8/26/63, m/i, Pvt, Co. D, 2nd NY VET CAV, 9/8/63, dis/dsb 11/8/65, New Orleans

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Birth: 08/25/1812, Highgate, VT
Death: 06/16/1910

Burial: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: 94
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Application date
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: OH
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None

2nd Great Granduncle of Sheila Draper Orefice, Bristol, CT

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Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT

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Franklin Center, aged 98, the oldest resident of Fair Haven, died Thursday at the home of his nephew there. He was born in Canada, August 25, 1812. He was a veteran of the Civil war, having served in the 2nd Vermont Regiment and later in the 2nd New York Cavalry. Until three months ago, he had been for some time an inmate of the soldiers’ home in Bennington, leaving there to visit his only surviving sister in Fair Haven. Mr. Center was unmarried.

Barre Daily Times, June 27, 1910

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.