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Forbes, Cornelius H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: comn 1LT, Co. H, 5th VT INF, 9/6/61 (9/6/61), pr Adjutant 1/8/62 (10/5/63), m/o 9/15/64, detailed for duty as AAAG 2d Bgd 2d Div VI Corps 3/63

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VITALS

Birth: 10/17/1842, Fort Edward, NY
Death: 12/10/1898

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71921331

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/18/1877; widow Caroline M., 12/28/1898, VT
Portrait?: Italo Collection, VHS Collections
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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Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Photo

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Photo

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Obituary

Maj. C. H. Forbes, one of the well-known veterans of the civil war, who recently died at his home in Brandon, went into the service as a lieutenant of the Fifth Vermont, and was acting assistant adjutant of the old Vermont brigade all the time that it was under the command of Gen. L. A. Grant. For a number of years he had been a pension agent. He was a prominent G. A. R. Comrade, being a member of Ormsbee post and a past commander.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, December 17, 1898.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.