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Rand, Henry C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): US VOLS
Service: MSCN, 4th BGD, II DIV, VI Corps

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1841, Bennington, VT
Death: 09/16/1917

Burial: Southview Cemetery, North Adams, MA
Marker/Plot: Section A Lot 11
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/23/1891, MA; widow Sylvia A., 9/29/1917, MA
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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Southview Cemetery, North Adams, MA

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Obituary

HENRY RAND DIES.

NORTH ADAMS MAN, CIVIL WAR VETERAN, AND LONG PROMINENT AS MASON.

North Adams, Mass. -Sept 16 -- Henry C. Rand, seventy-six years old, who went to the Civil War as a drummer boy from Bennington, died at his home in North Adams today, from pneumonia.

Mr. Rand was a machinist and had worked with the James Hunter machine company for more than thirty-six years. About thirty years years ago he was a member of the North Adams Police Force. He was a Thirty-Second degree Mason, a past Master of Greylock Lodge of this city, a past High Priest of Composite Chapter, a past eminent commander of St Paul's Commandery, Knights Templar, and a member of Melha Shrine. . He was a member of the Grand Army Of The Republic.

Mr. Rand is survived by his wife, and two children, George H. Rand of New York, and Mrs. E. H. Tyler of Shelburne Falls.

The funeral services will take place in Masonic Hall Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. The Rev. Mr. Hummersley of the Methodist will conduct the service. . The funeral being in charge of St. Paul's Commandery.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, Sept. 17, 1917
Courtesy of Deanna French