Sanborn, Melvin W.
Age: 17, credited to Bennington, VTVITALS
Birth: 03/23/1844, Grafton, NHADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Greenwich Cemetery, Greenwich, NY
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Melvin W. Sanborn
Wednesday, February 28, 1923
MELVIN W. SANBORN
Veteran Admitted from Greenwich Dies at Soldiers' Home
Melvin W. Sanborn, a veteran of the civil war, died Tuesday afternoon at the Vermont soldiers' home in his 79th year. He was a native of Grafton, N.H., born March 23, 1844, but had resided in Vermont for a quarter of a century. May, 14, 1861, he enlisted in Bennington in Company A, Second Vermont Volunteers, and served nearly for the entire period of the war, being discharged June 29, 1864.
He entered the home from Greenwich, N.Y., only three weeks ago and since been confined to the hospital. So far as known the only near surviving relative is a son living in Pittsfield.
Following a short service at the home chapel this afternoon the body will be taken to Greenwich for interment.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.