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Ford, Charles A.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 18, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/4/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. H, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/10/64, pr CPL 1/1/65, kia, Petersburg, 4/2/65, brother of Hadley and John of Brandon; originally buried Hart's farm (tombstone says last name Feril)

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VITALS
Birth: 12/01/1842, Rutland, VT
Death: 04/02/1865

Burial: Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Petersburg, VA
Marker/Plot: 1173
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

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

Cenotaph: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot:
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Valentinetti Collection, Catherine Keeler
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: Brother of Hadley and John, see photos below
DESCENDANTS

Great Granduncle of Catherine A. Keeler, Placerville, CA

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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Poplar Grove National Cemetery, VA

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CENOTAPH:

Tombstone

Tombstone

Cenotaph in Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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The Ford Brothers of Brandon




Charles A. Ford
Private, Co. H, Fifth Vermont Infantry
Killed in Action at Petersburg, VA
2 April 1865





Hadley P. Ford
Private, Co. G, Second Vermont Infantry
Mortally Wounded in Action, Spotsylvania
18 May 1864





John S. Ford
Private, Co. C, Tenth Vermont Infantry
Killed in Action at Orange Grove (Mine Run), VA
27 November 1863


Courtesy of Cathy Keeler, Placerville, CA, the great-grandniece of all three.