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Hyde, Frank Dana


Age: 18, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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Birth: abt 1847, Unknown
Death: 02/13/1915

Burial: Beaver Cemetery & Mausoleum, Beaver, PA
Marker/Plot: Section 3, Lot/Crypt Number 20, Grave/Tier Number 2
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 90427760


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: hrsmart
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: GPS (lat/long): 40.69011, -80.31773

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.


Great Grandfather of Helen Smart, Brevard, NC

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Beaver Cemetery & Mausoleum, Beaver, PA

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News has been received of the death at Cadillac, Mich., Saturday morning of Frank D. Hyde of Johnstown, Penn., a former inmate of the Soldiers Home here. He died on a train near Cadillac, where he had been visiting. He was 68 years old.

Mr Hyde was born in Middlebury, Vt. Sept. 16, 1847, and was a Civil War Veteran, having been a member of Co. F., 26th New York Cavalry. Mr. Hyde had many friends in Bennington, having been for a time in the Soldiers Home there.

Surviving are three sons; D. M. and C. A. Hyde of Johnstown, Penn., and R. D. Hyde of Clearfield, Penn., and two brothers, George S. Hyde of Lansing, Mich., and J. M. Hyde, an inmate at the Soldiers Home here.

The body will be taken to Beaver, Penn. For burial beside his wife who died several years ago.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, February 15, 1915

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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