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Individual Record
Danforth, Alonzo H.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 25, credited to Charlotte, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF, 1st VT CAV, 26th NY CAV
Service: enl 10/21/61, m/i 11/19/61, SGTMAJ, 1st VT CAV, comn 2LT, Co. G, 4/10/62 (4/10/62), wdd, Middletown, 5/24/62, resgd 8/2/62; comn 2LT, Co. B, 17th VT INF, 2/23/64 (4/17/64), disch 6/3/64; enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, SGT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS
Birth: 04/1837, Westminster, VT
Death: 07/18/1903

Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Calamus, IA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: DHoffstedt
Findagrave Memorial #: 20766516
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS off-site
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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Rose Hill Cemetery, Calamus, IA

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(Gibson Collection)