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Ward, Rollin C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/17/61, m/i 6/20/61, SGT, Co. B, 2nd VT INF, pr 1SGT, comn 1LT 10/1/62 (10/13/62), pr CPT, 12/20/62 (1/6/63), wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, resgd 9/14/64

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VITALS

Birth: 04/06/1838, West Rutland, VT
Death: 12/08/1913

Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Orwell, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 98721968

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/24/1880; widow Hattie L., 12/8/1916, MA
Portrait?: VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
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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BURIAL:

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Mountain View Cemetery, Orwell, VT

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Photo

VHS - Portrait Files (FPO)

Photo

VHS - 2nd Vermont Infantry Album (V2)

Biography



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Courtesy of Bernie Noble

Obituary

RECENT DEATHS

Dr. Rollin C. Ward

Dr. Rollin C. Ward, 75 years old, a native of Rutland, died suddenly at the home of his niece, Mrs. Dunnett, wife of United States District Attorney Alexander Dunnett, of St. Johnsbury. Doctor Ward had been in his usual health. The day before his death the Dunnetts entertained Gov. Allen B. Fletcher and Judge Frank Fish and Dr. Ward was the life of the party.

In 1861 Doctor Ward enlisted from Rutland and gave three years' distinguished service to his country. After the war he returned to Orwell and studied medicine, later marrying Miss Lucy Cushman, daughter of Doctor Cushman, with whom he studied medicine.

He practiced his profession in Northfield, Shoreham, Massachusetts, and East Orange, N. J. He retired some years ago in New Brunswick, N. J. Six years ago he went to St. Johnsbury to live with his niece.

The body was taken to Orwell for burial.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, December 11, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.