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Grover, Samuel T.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF, 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 8/16/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. G, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 1/6/65, m/i 1/10/65, Pvt, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: 07/23/1842, Sudbury, VT
Death: 01/11/1928

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71921665

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/15/1890, VT; widow Myra P., 2/7/1928, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

Samuel T. Grover, 85, passed away at his home in Brandon on Jan. 11. Mr. Grover was commander of E. G. Ormsbee post, G.A.R., at the time of his death. In 1862 he enlisted in company G, 12thregiment Vermont Volunteers and after his discharge re-enlisted in company M, first regiment of frontier cavalry, U. S. Volunteers. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, two sons, one granddaughter and three great-grandchildren.

Source: Barre Daily Times, January 24, 1928
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.