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Goodroe, Frank

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/25/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. K, 1st VT CAV, pr CPL, m/o 11/18/64

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VITALS

Birth: 02/22/1839, New Haven, VT
Death: 05/30/1918

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 18744054

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/27/1891, CT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home

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Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Frank Goodroe

Bennington Evening Banner
Friday, May 31, 1918

Veteran of Civil War
Frank Goodroe of First Vermont Cavalry Died at Soldiers' Home

Frank Goodroe died at the Soldiers' home of paralysis on the evening of Memorial Day, aged 19 (sic) years, he having been born in New Haven, Vt., Feb. 22, 1839. Five brothers, living in Ripton and Middlebury survive. They are Isaac, Levi, Joseph, Edward and John; the latter serving in the same company. Frank enlisted from Middlebury, Sept. 25, 1861 in Co. K, First Vt. Cavalry, was promoted corporal, and was mustered out Nov. 18, 1864. He has been an inmate of the Soldiers' home since April 24, 1917.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau