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Howard, George D.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Westford, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, m/o 6/29/64; comn 1LT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV),cred. to Montpelier, 1/10/65 (2/23/65), m/o 3/16/65, Saint Albans

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Westford, VT
Death: 10/31/1924

Burial: Danville National Cemetery, Danville, IL
Marker/Plot: 11/3427
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 2566200

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: IL
(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: None

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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