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Cowdrey, Albert R.

Age: 22, credited to Bradford, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF, 26th NY CAV
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/22/62, CPL, Co. D, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63; enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, 8th SGT, Co. F, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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Birth: 1842, Newbury, VT
Death: 04/16/1920

Burial: Virden Cemetery, Virden, IL
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: CA
(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: One of three sons of Gilbert and Mary Burnahm Cowdrey

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.


2nd Great Grandfather of James Reeder, Hyde Park, UT

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