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Farnham, Joseph C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Moretown, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/23/64, m/i 8/23/64, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65; 11th US INF; enl 8/10/65, m/o 8/10/68

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Manchester, VT
Death: 12/13/1911

Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 47
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 19277044

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/7/1878
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: ME
(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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Holy Cross Cemetery, Duxbury, VT

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Obituary

Waterbury

The funeral of Joseph Farnham was held from St. Andrew's church, Saturday morning with burial in the Catholic cemetery at Duxbury Corners. Rev D. E. Coffey officiated, and the bearers were B. F. Hart, Cassius Chesley, J. W. Sleeper, Clifton Drugg, and E. C. Crossett, old soldiers. The cause of Mr. Farnham's death was organic heart disease. He was 64 years old and was a soldier in the Civil War. He leaves a wife, one son, and two daughters.

Source: Northfield News and Advertiser, 26 Dec 1911.
Courtesy of Deanna French.