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Ford, Charles A.


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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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
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 37102690


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father Orville, 6/29/1866
Portrait?: Valentinetti Collection, Catherine Keeler
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(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: Brother of Hadley and John, see photos below


Great Granduncle of Catherine A. Keeler, Placerville, CA

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Poplar Grove National Cemetery, VA

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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.


Dick Valentinetti Collection