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Sparks, Martin A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Townshend, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF, 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. D, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63; enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, CPL, Co. F, Frontier Cavalry (26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/26/1841, Townshend, VT
Death: 11/19/1917

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Townshend, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 118654172

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/23/1885; widow Addie L, 12/10/1917, VT
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

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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BURIAL:

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Oakwood Cemetery, Townshend, VT

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