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Individual Record
Farnum, Joseph M.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 21, credited to Arlington, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/20/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. I, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63; enl 9/2/64, m/i 9/2/64, PVT, Co. E, 5th VT INF, kia, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64

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VITALS
Birth: 11/15/1842, Peru, VT
Death: 10/19/1864

Burial: Buried in an unmarked grave, , VA
Marker/Plot: 1
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

Cenotaph: Village Cemetery, Peru, VT
Marker/Plot:
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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: A story written down and passed down by his parents and siblings states that as his company was retreating he called out "Boys, are you going to leave our flag to the enemy?" He was shot and killed with his hand on the flag.
DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Granduncle of Alan R. Long, Belleville, IL

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BURIAL:
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Killed at Cedar Creek, VA
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CENOTAPH:

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Tombstone

Cenotaph at Village Cemetery, Peru, VT

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