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Pierce, Franklin C.


Age: 23, credited to Putney, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 8/10/61, m/i 10/18/61, Pvt, Co. C, 2nd VT INF, tr to VRC 10/27/63; m/o 11/14/65

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Birth: 06/17/1837, Hinsdale, NH
Death: 09/01/1907

Burial: East Putney Cemetery, Putney, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 98782932


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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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East Putney Cemetery, Putney, VT

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Franklin C. Pierce, 70, who died in Willimantic, Conn., Sept. 1, of dropsy, was the son of Lemon and Elizabeth (Fisher) Pierce and was born in Hinsdale, N.H., June 16, 1837. He was one of 12 children, only two of whom are now living, Mrs. Hattie Tift, of East Putney, and Rufus, of West Townshend.

Mr. Pierce was twice married and is survived by his wife, and four children, Alice Lee and Mrs. Josephine Bennitt, of Willimantic, the children of his first wife, and Irene and Arthur, of Willimantic, children of the second marriage.

His wife and three of the children accompanied the body to East Putney, where burial took place Wednesday in the family lot in East Putney cemetery. Rev. L. W. Morey, of the Congregational Church, officiated. The bearers were, D. S. Angier, A. C. Cobb, A. M. Pierce, and M. V. Sleeper.

Mr. Pierce was a member of Company C., 2d Regiment, Vermont Volunteers. For many years he was a resident of this town. In recent years he had lived in Willimantic, where he had been a successful magnetic healer.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, Sept, 6, 1907
Courtesy of Deanna French

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