Prouty, William C.
Age: 26, credited to Townshend, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
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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Birth: 1831, Townshend, VT
Burial: May be buried in ..., , PA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
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)
Webmaster's 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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Died in Philadelphia, PA
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William C. Prouty, 75, a native of Townshend, and a former resident of Springfield, Mass., died of heart failure in the home of his son, Lyman A. Prouty, in Philadelphia Sunday. Mr. Prouty had lived in Springfield 20 years, being employed a larger part of the time by F. C. Jensen, the confectioner. He had made his home in Boston the past five years, and about two months ago, being taken ill, went to his son's in Philadelphia. He leaves another son, Charles C. Prouty, and a widow. He was a past member of E. K. Post, G. A. R.
Source: Vermont Phoenix, Feb. 24, 1905
Courtesy of Deanna French.