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Taylor, Benjamin F.

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

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

MORE INFORMATION

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

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Obituary

SOUTH WALDEN

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.