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Farr, Charles Russell

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/27/61, m/i 11/19/61, CPL, Co. F, 1st VT CAV, m/o 11/18/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1839, Chesterfield, NH
Death: 01/30/1917

Burial: Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 84329408

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/20/1886
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: None

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Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, MA

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Charles R. Farr

Springfield Republican, January 31, 1917

Charles Russell ar, 77, died in his home in Munroe street at 5.15 o'clock yesterday afaternoon after a short illness. Mr. Farr enlisted in the 1st Vermont cavalry and became corporal, having been in 46 engagements. For 25 years he was head janitor in the Northampton schools, and was a member of Nonotuck lodge, Odd Fellows. He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Ethel Watkins, a grandson, Russell Watkins, a brother, George D. Farr, and a sister, Mrs. Eleanor Davis, both of Chesterfield, N.H. The funeral will be held in his home to-morrow afternoon, the Grand Army, of which he was a member, attending in a body.