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Danforth, George

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 44, credited to Lunenburg, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/8/63, m/i 12/30/63, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. C, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1819, Vermont
Death: 03/28/1895

Burial: Old Protestant Cemetery, Island Pond, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bev Lasure
Findagrave Memorial #: 180931780

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/30/1883, VT; widow Direxa, 5/27/1895, VT, not approved
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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Old Protestant Cemetery, Island Pond, VT

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Obituary

Geo. Danforth, an old veteran of the Civil war died at his home last Tuesday afternoon of dropsy, aged 75 years. He had been sick for many weeks past. Funeral services today, Thursday.

Source: Essex County Herald, April 26, 1895
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.