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Individual Record
Pierce, William L.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 19, credited to Stockbridge, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV
Service: enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. F, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS
Birth: 06/14/1846, Tunbridge, VT
Death: 03/19/1920

Burial: Hartford Point Cemetery, Hartford, VT
Marker/Plot: 49
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Ginny Gage/Mary Davis

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/3/1891, VT; widow Ella L., 4/12/1910, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None

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.

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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Hartford Cemetery, Hartford, VT

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Obituary

William L. Pierce, who has been in poor health for the past few months, died at his home in Hartford village Saturday in his 73d year. He was a Civil war veteran, a member of the United Brethren lodge, F. & A.M., also Myrtle lodge, No. 27, I.O.OF. he leaves to mourn his loss a widow and son and one grandson, besides other relatives. The funeral was held on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock, under the auspices of the Myrtle lodge, I.O.F., and interment took place in Hartford Cemetery.

Barre Daily Times, March 23, 1920

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.