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Individual Record
Coffin, James B.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 17, credited to Springfield, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF, 26th NY CAV
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. A, 3rd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 7/27/64; enl 12/30/64, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. F, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS
Birth: 1845, Ashland, MA
Death: 1892

Burial: Cutler Cemetery, East Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 79405125
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow; both units
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None

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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BURIAL:
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Cutler Cemetery, East Montpelier, VT

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