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Randall, Francis Voltaire Jr.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 12, credited to Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 1/1/63, m/i 10/10/62, MSCN, Co. F, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 1/5/64, m/i 3/3/64, MSCN, Co. E, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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VITALS
Birth: 04/03/1851, Roxbury, VT
Death: 03/04/1924

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 537
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: 13th VT INF, off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site
DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Starla Taliaferro, Amherst, NY

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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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Biography

Randall, Francis C. 12 March, 1924: "Francis C. Randall, better known as 'Jimmie," the youngest boy to enlist in the Union Army from Vermont during the Civil War, died last week at his home on Liberty Street, Montpelier, at the age of 72 years. He suffered a shock on Feb. 6, from which he could not recover. Mr. Randall was born in Northfield, Vt. 3 April, 1851, son of Colonel Francis V. Randall, whose regiment he enlisted on 1 Jan., 1863, at the age of nine years and nine months. He was mustered out of service 15 July, 1865. Recognition of his military service came late, for he received a year ago from the War Department in Washington, a metal for bravery, for carrying water to the wounded under fire in the Battle of Gettysburg. He served as a drummer boy in the 17th Vermont Infantry. Mr. Randall was wounded in the Battle of Gettysburg, and wore throughout his life, a silver plate in his head, put in by Army surgeons."

Source: The Vermont Tribune, Ludlow, Vermont.

Contributed by Linda M. Welch, Windsor County researcher.