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Rand, Ransom W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 7th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. E, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 12/3/61, m/i 2/12/62, 1SGT, Co. G, 7th VT INF, dis/dsb 10/24/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1842, Chester, VT
Death: 1919

Burial: Central Cemetery, Orange, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 91410539

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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

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Central Cemetery, Orange, MA

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Obituary

"SPECIAL TO THE REFORMER"
RANSOM RAND DIES IN NEWFANE HOME
CIVIL WAR VETERAN WHO SERVED IN BOTH INFANTRY AND, CAVALRY
SUCCUMBS TO SECOND SHOCK

Ransom W. Rand, 77, a Civil War Veteran, died about 4 o'clock this morning in his home here after a weeks illness following a second shock, having sustained the first shock about six months ago.

Mr. Rand was born in Townshend Dec. 10, 1841, a son of Chester and Polly Rand. He served three years in the Civil War in the 1st Vermont regiment, and the 7th Vermont regiment of Infantry, and First Vermont Cavalry.

On Feb. 20, 1862 he married Mrs. Mary Brain of Grafton, who died Nov. 14, 1910. In December 1914 he married Mrs. Pearl Daniels of St. Johnsbury, who survives him.

He was a member of the Grand Army Post in Orange, Mass. also the Odd Fellows and Masonic Lodge of Orange, Mass.

Besides his wife Mr Rand leaves two sons, Elmer Rand of Hartford, Conn., Frank Rand of Greenfield, mass., and one daughter, Mrs. F. C. Emery of Orange. He also leaves 13 grandchildren, and one great grandchild.

The funeral will be held at the home in Newfane Monday afternoon at 2 0, clock, Rev. T. D. Childs officiating, and the body will be taken to Orange Tuesday morning for burial.

Source: Brattleboro Daily Reformer, Feb. 1, 1919
Courtesy of Deanna French

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