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Webster, Frederick


Age: 21, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 9/2/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. F, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 03/28/1837, Roxbury, VT
Death: 04/26/1868

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 56817324


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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


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Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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Train Collision

Frederick Webster, an engineer for the Vermont Central Railroad, was killed on April 26, 1868, in a collision between his southbound freight train and a northbound passenger train, just north of Bethel, after the passenger train left Bethel without orders. See The Vermont transcript. [volume] (St. Albans, Vt.), 01 May 1868. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress, Page 2, 2nd column, for details.

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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