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Parker, Sidney Maynard


Age: 20, credited to Franklin, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 3/8/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. C, 5th VT INF, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, dis/wds, 2/22/65

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Birth: 09/21/1842, Franklin, VT
Death: 05/03/1902

Burial: Cavendish Village Cemetery, Cavendish, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 92766563


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/17/1865; widow Mary J., 6/3/1902, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: There is a letter from Sidney, in camp Near Fredericksburg, Virginia to his friend David, dated 18 December 1862, in the archives of the University of Virginia Library.


2nd Great Grandfather of Barbara L. Giffin, Rutland, VT

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Cavendish Village Cemetery, Cavendish, VT

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Sidney M. Parker, an inmate of the Soldiers' Home, died Sunday morning, says the Messenger. The deceased enlisted in the 6th Vermont Volunteers at St. Albans and served three years. Of late years he had resided in Gardner, Mass., from which place he entered the home last week. The remains will be taken to Cavendish for interment. This is death No. 109 at the home and the first one since December 13 last.

Source: Burlington Free Press, May 7, 1902.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.