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Fairbanks, Wayland E.


Age: 21, credited to Newfane, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF, 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/20/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. I, 16th VT INF, pr CPL 5/9/63, m/o 8/10/63; enl 12/24/63, m/i 1/7/64, Pvt, Co. I, 8th VT INF, d/dis 1/25/65, US Genl Hosp., Annapolis

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Birth: 1843, Wardsboro, VT
Death: 01/25/1865

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Newfane, VT
Marker/Plot: ?
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 147992133


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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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Fairview Cemetery, Newfane, VT

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Wayland E. Fairbanks

Vermont Phoenix, February 3, 1865

At the U. S. General Hospital, Annapolis, Md., Jan. 24th, Wayland E. Fairbanks, Co. I, 8th Regt. Vermont Vols., son of Alexander Fairbank, Newfane. Aged 22 years.

Soldier Gone. - In our obituary list will be found the name of a young man from Newfane, who recently died in the hospital at Annapolis, a soldier in our army. He is spoken of as a worthy, faithful and brave young man; and Mr. Fairbanks, his father, has gone to obtain and bring home his remains to be consigned to their final resting place.


At the Field Hospital, near Petersburg, Va., Dec. 2nd, William L. G. Whitney, aged 21 years; also Dec. 11th, George T. Whitney, aged 24 years; both members of Co. K, 9th Vt. Vols., and sons and only children of Mrs. Sarah C. Whitney of West Dummerston, Vt.

The deceased were young men of irreproachable moral character, modest and unassuming manners, fine literary tastes and unbounded patriotism-and their death has made a sad breach in the community in which they moved.

Contributed by Cathy Hoyt.