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Taylor, Benjamin F.


Age: 26, credited to Danville, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 3/5/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. H, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 8/12/63; 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: 09/09/1834, Peacham, VT
Death: 12/15/1912

Burial: South Walden Cemetery, Walden, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 47234941


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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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South Walden Cemetery, Walden, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.



Another veteran has answered the last roll call. R. F. Taylor passed away December 15 after along and painful sickness. He leaves a son, Frank, who tenderly cared for him in his last sickness. He was a member of Co. H, 4th Vt. Volunteers.

Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, December 25, 1912.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.