Brainerd, Otis H.
Age: 18, credited to Swanton, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/19/62, m/i 9/29/62, Pvt, Co. L, 1st VT CAV, pow, Herndon Station, 3/63, prld 3/17/63, d/dis 1/4/64, Annapolis, MD
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Birth: 1844, Vermont
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 5901055
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
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Jan. 4, in the parole camp, Annapolis, Md., Otis H. Brainerd, Co. I, 1st Vt. Cavalry, aged 19 years.
Young Brainerd was among the Union parolled prisoners who arrived at Annapolis from Richmond on the 29th ult., and his death was, no doubt, caused by the ill treatment he received while at the rebel Capital.
Source: Vermont Record, January 29, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.