Age: 21, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/1/61, m/i 6/20/61, PVT, Co. C, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Fredericksburg, 12/13/62, reen 1/30/64, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, pr CPL, SGT 7/1/64, dis/wds, 10/28/65
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Birth: 1840, Dummerston, VT
Burial: Taft Cemetery, Dummerston, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 136599497
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)
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Taft Cemetery, Dummerston, VT
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A young man named Kirk Rand, a blacksmith by trade, boarding with Col. Nathan Miller, on Elliot Street, Brattleboro, committed suicide on the 19th by taking laudanum. Deceased was a member of Co. C, 2d Regt. Vt. Vols., and is said to have been an excellent soldier. He lost a leg in one of the Wilderness battles.
Vermont Daily Transcript (St. Albans), March 24, 1869
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.