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Stearns, Franklin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Eden, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 12/30/63, m/i 3/2/64, Pvt, Co. C, 17th VT INF, mwia, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, d/wds 6/6/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Waterbury, VT
Death: 06/06/1864

Burial: Alexandria National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 101278444

Cenotaph: Old Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 22432017


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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: It appears he was originally buried in Alexandria, and may have later been moved back to Vermont, but it is not clear which of these locations in Vermont is a cenotaph and which may be the actual burial location.
WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that the grave marker in Waterbury is a cenotaph.

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BURIAL:

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Alexandria National Cemetery, VA

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CENOTAPH:

Tombstone

Cenotaph at Old Cemetery, Waterbury Center, VT

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Possible Second Cenotaph

Photo

Photo

Mountain View Cemetery, Cambridge, VT
Photo courtesy of Heidi McColgan


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